Robotics and automation for improving agriculture / edited by Professor John Billingsley, University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

This book provides a comprehensive review of key advances in the use of robots in agriculture. Chapters summarise developments in location and guidance systems, GPS technologies, machine vision, navigation, actuation, communication and control technologies. The second part of the book discusses depl...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Other Authors: Billingsley, J. (John) (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London, UK : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, 2019.
Series:Burleigh Dodds series in agricultural science ; no. 44.
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Table of Contents:
  • An overview of machine vision technologies for agricultural robots / John Billingsley, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • Advances in actuation and control in agricultural robots / Pal Johan From, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway and University of Lincoln, UK; and Lars Grimstad, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
  • Advances in communication systems in agricultural robotics / Christopher Wiegman, Santosh Pitla and Scott Shearer, The Ohio State University, USA
  • Human-robot collaboration in agricultural robots / Yael Edan, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
  • Global positioning systems (GPS) for agriculture: an overview / John Billingsley, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • The use of agricultural robots in crop-spraying/fertilizer applications / Ron Berenstein, University of California-Berkeley, USA
  • The use of intelligent/autonomous systems in crop irrigation / Stefano Carpin, University of California-Merced, USA; Ken Goldberg, University of California-Berkely, USA; Stavros Vougioukas, University of California-Davis, USA; Ron Berenstein, University of California-Berkeley, USA; and Josh Viers, University of California-Merced, USA
  • The use of agricultural robots in weed management and control / Brian Steward, Jingyao Gai, and Lie Tang, Iowa State University, USA
  • The use of agricultural robots in orchard management / Qin Zhang and Manoj Karkee, Washington State University, USA; and Amy Tabb, USDA-ARS, USA
  • Advances in automated in-field grading of harvested crops / Jose Blasco, María Gyomar González, Patricia Chueca and Sergio Cubero, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA), Spain; and Nuria Aleixos, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
  • Advances in using robots in forestry operations / Ola Lindroos and Omar Mendoza-Trejo, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden; Pedro La Hera, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the Cluster of Forest Technology, Sweden; and Daniel Ortiz Morales, Cranab, Sweden
  • Advances in robotic milking / Marcia Endres and Jim Salfer, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Advances in automating meat processing operations / Ai-Ping Hu, Georgia Tech Research Institute, USA.