2017 IEEE Technological Innovations in ICT for Agriculture and Rural Development (TIAR)

7-8 April 2017

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  • [Front matter]

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  • Keynote address

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    Provides an abstract for each of the keynote presentations and may include a brief professional biography of each presenter. The complete presentations were not made available for publication as part of the conference proceedings. View full abstract»

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  • Table of contents

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  • Smart water-sharing methods for farms in semi-arid regions

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    We present smart water-sharing methods that aim to optimize the water distribution among farms in semiarid regions, where the availability of water is limited. Each farm uses wireless sensors (e.g., temperature, moisture) to locally determine the irrigation needs in the different parts/sectors of the farm and send this information to a community controller, which regulate the overall water distrib... View full abstract»

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  • Control and management of L. Orbonalis using WSNs

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):8 - 13
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    Leucinodes Orbonalis commonly called as Brinjal Borer the main destructive pest of poor Farmer's crop, has a high reproductive cycle in both dry and wet season. Not much effective controlling of these pests are available as they bore inside the shoot, stem and fruits. Monitoring of pests in the field needs a huge human effort which is not accurate but time consuming, hence, automation in agricultu... View full abstract»

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  • Design and fabrication of a low-cost rice transplanting machine

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):14 - 17
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    One of the labor intensive processes in rice cultivation is transplantation, where laborers have to work in a slouching position in puddled fields. This leads to physical ailments like musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). This paper discusses the design and testing of an efficient, cost effective and easily reproducible semi-automatic rice transplanting machine to eliminate the drudgery involved in th... View full abstract»

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  • A paradigm for rice yield prediction in Tamilnadu

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):18 - 21
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    Rice is the staple food of Tamil Nadu from time immemorial. Tamil Nadu produces the most varieties of Rice. Water for the agriculture purpose of Tamil Nadu is dependent on the river basins and the seasonal rainfall for its accomplishment. The major sources of irrigation are through the 17 major river basins spread throughout Tamil Nadu. The river basin data abets in agricultural rotation planning ... View full abstract»

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  • Computational perspective on organic farming — A survey

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):22 - 27
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    Agricultural system is the process of cyclic activities based on the natural sources. Current agricultural system is using equipments, fertilizers, pesticide and hybrid seeds to get more production and productivity of crops. To get more yield and satisfy the food demand, chemical fertilizers and pesticides are used to protect the crops. The excess usage of chemical fertilizers affects the soil, gr... View full abstract»

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  • Impact of canal irrigation on agriculture in Halvad block of Gujarat using remote sensing and GIS technology

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):28 - 35
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    An investigation on canal irrigation performance assessment and monitoring of Halvad taluka in Surendranagar district of Gujarat, India using remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) was carried during May, 2015 to July, 2015 at Bhaskaracharya Institute For Space Applications and Geo-Informatics (BISAG), Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The Area of Interest (AOI) covering Halvad Taluka was gene... View full abstract»

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  • Intelligent drip irrigation and fertigation using wireless sensor networks

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):36 - 41
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    In agriculture, despite large-scale funding and extension of irrigation services it is a serious concern that majority sectors are facing deficits in water management. Irrigation system is one of the major aspect to be enriched meeting the economic and sustainable challenges of the farmers. Recent trends in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) have influenced a wide implementation of various... View full abstract»

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  • Detection of diseases on visible part of plant — A review

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):42 - 45
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    Diseases that affect plants restricts the growth, quality and quantity of the plant. This in turn reduces the productivity and affects the growth of the farmers. Image Processing, which is an evolving area and now with various research works have come with remedies for detecting plant diseases. Initially the infected region is identified and image pre-processing is performed such as color conversi... View full abstract»

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  • Monitoring effect of air pollution on agriculture using WSNs

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):46 - 50
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    Modernization has increased the living standards, along with hazardous situation with Air-pollution growing each day responsible for respiratory diseases and equally affecting Agriculture. Farmers address challenges of pests and diseases practices in general leaving behind a major challenge of Air pollution. The rapid increase in the use of Road Transport increases the Air-Pollution abruptly causi... View full abstract»

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  • Forecasting and monitoring maize production using satellite imagery in Rwanda

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):51 - 56
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    Agriculture is an important economic sector, employing over half of the workforce in Africa. The main threats that the sector faces are pests, plant diseases and climate change. Assessing and managing the risks posed by climate change for the agricultural sector requires access to high quality weather and crop yield data. Climate change is likely to have an impact on the variability of weather pat... View full abstract»

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  • Characterising the influence of drought on Jowar crop production in India using association rule mining

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):57 - 63
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    Drought in India is a natural phenomenon that has detrimental effect on its agricultural sectors. Regular periods of drought limit both the productivity and sustainability of farmers. This paper investigated the influence of drought on one of the major crops in the Maharashtra state of India. Impact of rainfall variations on the Kharif crop Jowar (Sorghum spp) was studied in order to determine the... View full abstract»

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  • Automated irrigation with advanced seed germination and pest control

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):64 - 67
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    Agriculture can be split into multiple phases like sowing the seeds, germinating the seeds, irrigating, etc. Our innovation deals with automating certain phases of agriculture, such as irrigation and pest control, using artificial intelligence, machine learning and Internet of things. This can be achieved with the help of Ubiquitous computing (Nomadic computing) and sensors working on the concept ... View full abstract»

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  • IoT application development: Home security system

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):68 - 72
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    One of the prominent application segment of Internet of Things framework is in the Security Sector. It is important to arrive at a unique low cost solution to prevent theft and ensure security to members of the home. The Internet of Things(IoT) Layered Architecture based design approach assists the system designer to conveniently differentiate the system component requirements distinctly at variou... View full abstract»

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  • Vehicle positioning system with accident detection using accelerometer sensor and Android technology

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):73 - 77
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    The population of our present world has raised tremendously which in turn leading to some new changes in the human kind. In accordance with the basic necessities, the comfort living of human life with the luxuries and life styles are also customized in such a way that, instead of using public transportation every individual want to have their own vehicle, which may result in heavy traffic and unne... View full abstract»

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  • Insight on character recognition for calligraphy digitization

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):78 - 83
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    Character recognition plays a major role in electronic conversion of handwritten script and inscription images into a digital form for the preserving the precious content of prehistoric documents. The script in materialistic form may be deteriorated over time and lost as time passes by. Hence, it is really imperative to take necessary measures to digitally archive the scripts. Character recognitio... View full abstract»

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  • Automated toll booth and theft detection system

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):84 - 88
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    In our everyday life, travellers pay an assured amount of tax all the way through toll plaza to the government. The national highways and bridges have toll gates, where people pay the charges for using the highways by standing in the queue, leading to unnecessary break of journey. Therefore, in order to abstain this issue, this proposed system approach for automating the payments of toll plaza by ... View full abstract»

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  • Use of ICT on village development plan (VDP)

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):89 - 97
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    This Information and Communication Technology (ICT) works as a catalyst in development for its tremendous potential to increase efficiency, productivity, and service quality in agriculture and allied sectors. A village development plan is a written document. It identifies issues of concern to that village. Opportunities, strengths, threats and weaknesses of a village are defined. It also provides ... View full abstract»

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