American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI: Information Technology


  1. Preface
    Citation:   Munak, Axel. 2006. Preface. Pp. xvii-xviii in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  2. 1 The History of Information Processing
    Citation:   Jahns, Gerhard. 2006. The History of Information Processing. Chapter 1, pp. 1-18, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  3. 2.1 Topics in Hardware Evolution
    Citation:   Saraiva, Antonio Mauro, André Riyuti Hirakawa, and Carlos Eduardo Cugnasca. 2006. Section 2.1 Topics in Hardware Evolution, pp. 19-31, of Chapter 2 Hardware, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  4. 2.2 Sensors
    Citation:   Isermann, Rolf. 2006. Section 2.2 Sensors, pp. 32-52, of Chapter 2 Hardware, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  5. 2.3 Biosensors
    Citation:   Li, Yanbin. 2006. Section 2.3 Biosensors, pp. 52-93, of Chapter 2 Hardware, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  6. 2.4 Robotics: Fundamentals and Prospects
    Citation:   Kyriakopoulos, Kostas J., and Savvas G. Loizou. 2006. Section 2.4 Robotics: Fundamentals and Prospects, pp. 93-107, of Chapter 2 Hardware, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  7. 3 Methods, Algorithms, and Software
    Citation:   Cros, Marie-Josée, Frédérick Garcia, Roger Martin-Clouaire, and Jean-Pierre Rellier. 2006. Section 3.1 Modeling and Simulation, pp. 109-124 of Chapter 3 Methods, Algorithms, and Software, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  8. 3.2 Control and Optimization
    Citation:   van Straten, Gerrit, and L. G. van Willigenburg. 2006. Section 3.2 Control and Optimization, pp. 124-138 of Chapter 3 Methods, Algorithms, and Software, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  9. 3.3 Topics on Software Evolution
    Citation:   Saraiva, Antonio Mauro, André Riyuti Hirakawa, and Carlos Eduardo Cugnasca. 2006. Section 3.3 Topics on Software Evolution, pp. 139-153 of Chapter 3 Methods, Algorithms, and Software, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  10. 3.4 Artificial Intelligence Methodologies
    Citation:   Borgelt, Christian, and Rudolf Kruse. 2006. Section 3.4 Artificial Intelligence Methodologies, pp. 153-168 of Chapter 3 Methods, Algorithms, and Software, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  11. 3.5 Databases, Knowledge Discovery, Information Retrieval, and Web Mining
    Citation:   Hoche, Susanne, Ingolf Geist, Lourdes Peña Castillo, and Nadine Schulz. 2006. Section 3.5 Databases, Knowledge Discovery, Information Retrieval, and Web Mining, pp. 168-184 of Chapter 3 Methods, Algorithms, and Software, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  12. 4 Mechatronics and Applications
    Citation:   Schueller, John K. 2006. Section 4.1 Automation and Control, pp. 185-195 of Chapter 4 Mechatronics and Applications, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  13. 4.2 Positioning and Navigation
    Citation:   Griepentrog, Hans Werner, B. Simon Blackmore, and Stavros G. Vougioukas. 2006. Section 4.2 Positioning and Navigation, pp. 195-204 of Chapter 4 Mechatronics and Applications, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  14. 4.3 Autonomous Vehicles and Robotics
    Citation:   Blackmore, B. Simon, and Hans Werner Griepentrog. 2006. Section 4.3 Autonomous Vehicles and Robotics, pp. 204-215 of Chapter 4 Mechatronics and Applications, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  15. 5 Precision Agriculture
    Citation:   Omasa, Kenji. 2006. Section 5.1 Image Sensing and Phytobiological Information, pp. 217-231 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  16. 5.2 Remote Sensing from Satellites and Aircraft
    Citation:   Omasa, Kenji, Kazuo Oki, and Tomoyuki Suhama. 2006. Section 5.2 Remote Sensing from Satellites and Aircraft, pp. 231-244 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  17. 5.3 Speaking Plant / Speaking Fruit Approaches
    Citation:   Hashimoto, Yasushi, Tetsuo Morimoto, and Josse De Baerdemaeker. 2006. Section 5.3 Speaking Plant / Speaking Fruit Approaches, pp. 244-259 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  18. 5.4 Machine Vision in the Agricultural Context
    Citation:   Marchant, John A. 2006. Section 5.4 Machine Vision in the Agricultural Context, pp. 259-272 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  19. 5.5 Fertilizer Application Control American Society of Agricultural
    Citation:   Van Liedekerke, Paul, Josse De Baerdemaeker, and Herman Ramon. 2006. Section 5.5 Fertilizer Application Control, pp. 273-278 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  20. 5.6 Sensing and Information Handling for Crop Protection
    Citation:   Ramon, Herman, Dimitros Moshou, Cedric Bravo, Els Vrindts, and Josse De Baerdemaeker. 2006. Section 5.6 Sensing and Information Handling for Crops, pp. 279-289 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  21. 5.7 Application Techniques for Crop Protection
    Citation:   Anthonis, Jan, Josse De Baerdemaeker, and Herman Ramon. 2006. Section 5.7 Application Techniques for Crop Protection, pp. 289-294 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  22. 5.8 Special Aspects of IT for Greenhouse Cultivation
    Citation:   Ferentinos, K. P., K. G. Arvanitis, H. J. Tantau, and N. Sigrimis. 2006. Section 5.8 Special Aspects of IT for Greenhouse Cultivation, pp. 294-312 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  23. 5.9 Precision Livestock Production
    Citation:   Nääs, Irenilza de A, Victor Ciaco de Carvalho, Daniella Jorge de Moura, and Mario Mollo. 2006. Section 5.9 Precision Livestock Production, pp. 313-325 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  24. 5.10 IT in Fish Farming
    Citation:   Lekang, Odd-Ivar, and B. F. Eriksen. 2006. Section 5.10 IT in Fish Farming, pp. 325-339 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  25. 5.11 Advanced Life Support Systems in Space
    Citation:   Fleisher, David H., Luis F. Rodriguez, A. J. Both, James Cavazzoni, and K. C. Ting. 2006. Section 5.11 Advanced Life Support Systems in Space, pp. 339-354 of Chapter 5 Precision Agriculture, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  26. 6 Management and Decision Support Systems
    Citation:   Sindir, Kamil O. 2006. Section 6.1 Farm and Crop Management Systems, pp. 355-367 of Chapter 6 Management and Decision Support Systems, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  27. 6.2 IT for the Design of Animal Husbandry Buildings
    Citation:   Gartung, Jürgen, W. Hartmann, Frank Preiß, K. Uminski, and E. Witzel. 2006. Section 6.2 IT for the Design of Animal Husbandry Buildings, pp. 367-382 of Chapter 6 Management and Decision Support Systems, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  28. 6.3 Monitoring, Prediction, and Control of the Micro-Environment
    Citation:   Berckmans, Daniel, and Erik Vranken. 2006. Section 6.3 Monitoring, Prediction, and Control of the Micro-Environment, pp. 383-401 of Chapter 6 Management and Decision Support Systems, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  29. 6.4 Information Technologies in Water Management
    Citation:   Zazueta, Fedro S., Jiannong Xin, Luis Santos Pereira, and André Musy. 2006. Section 6.4 Information Technologies in Water Management, pp. 401-414 of Chapter 6 Management and Decision Support Systems, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  30. 6.5 Geographical Information Systems
    Citation:   Mohamed Shariff, Abdul Rashid. 2006. Section 6.5 Geographical Information Systems, pp. 414-424 of Chapter 6 Management and Decision Support Systems, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  31. 6.6 3-D Animation and Virtual Reality
    Citation:   Xiong, FanLun, Xing Zhao, and Youhua Zhang. 2006. Section 6.6 3-D Animation and Virtual Reality, pp. 425-434 of Chapter 6 Management and Decision Support Systems, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology.
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  32. 7 Communication Issues and Internet Use
    Citation:   Auernhammer, Hermann, and Hermann Speckman. 2006. Section 7.1 Dedicated Communication Systems and Standards for Agricultural Applications, pp. 435-452 of Chapter 7 Communication Issues and Internet Use, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  33. 7.2 Internet Use in Agriculture, Remote Service, and Maintenance: E-Commerce, E-Business, E-Consulting, E-Support
    Citation:   Ferentinos, K. P., K. G. Arvanitis, and Nick A. Sigrimis. 2006. Section 7.2 Internet Use in Agriculture, Remote Service, and Maintenance: E-Commerce, E-Business, E-Consulting, E-Support, pp. 453-464 of Chapter 7 Communication Issues and Internet Use, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  34. 8 From Production to the User
    Citation:   Nicolaï, Bart M., Pieter Verboven, and Christine Franck. 2006. Section 8.1 Food and Raw Materials Storage and Processing, pp. 465-480 of Chapter 8 From Production to the User, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  35. 8.2 Quality Issues for Agricultural Product Chains
    Citation:   Ferentinos, K. P., I. K. Kookos, K. G. Arvanitis, and Nick A. Sigrimis. 2006. Section 8.2 Quality Issues for Agricultural Product Chains, pp. 480-500 of Chapter 8 From Production to the User, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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  36. 9 Low Cost IT for Developing Countries
    Citation:   Purwadaria, Hadi K., I Wayan Budiastra, Suroso, I Wayan Astika, and D. R. Heldman. 2006. Low Cost IT for Developing Countries, Chapter 9, pp. 501-523, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.
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