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Issue No. 02 - April-June (2007 vol. 6)
ISSN: 1536-1268
pp: 50-57
Tim Wark , CSIRO
Peter Corke , CSIRO
Pavan Sikka , CSIRO
Ying Guo , CSIRO
Dave Swain , CSIRO
ABSTRACT
A large-scale, outdoor, pervasive computing system based on the Fleck hardware platform applies sensor network technology to farming. Comprising static and animal-borne mobile nodes, the system measures the state of a complex, dynamic system comprising climate, soil, pasture, and animals. This data supports prediction of the land's future state and improved management outcomes through closed-loop control. This article is part of a special issue, Building a Sensor-Rich World.
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Keywords: wireless sensor networks, agriculture, cattle behavior, virtual fencing
CITATION

G. Bishop-Hurley et al., "Transforming Agriculture through Pervasive Wireless Sensor Networks," in IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 6, no. , pp. 50-57, 2007.
doi:10.1109/MPRV.2007.47
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