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Concept Sharing between Human and Interface Agent under Time Criticality [chapter]

Tetsuo Sawaragi, Teruyuki Ogura
2000 Advances in Networked Enterprises  
In this paper, instead of designing an automation system that is intended to replace a human operator completely with it and to exclude him/her out of the loop, we introduce an idea of an interface agent  ...  In terms of this hierarchy, determination of the appearance of the plant concerns with how to determine the appropriate categorization of the plant anomalies out of the hierarchical taxonomy ( Figure  ...  We are now extending the current system towards the one based upon this socially-centered automation idea.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35529-0_25 fatcat:ccldzfakinf35mfbjexftpmlca

Site-Specific Forage Management of Sericea Lespedeza: Geospatial Technology-Based Forage Quality and Yield Enhancement Model Development

Sudhanshu S. Panda, Thomas H. Terrill, Ajit K. Mahapatra, Brian Kelly, Eric R. Morgan, Jan A. van Wyk
2020 Agriculture  
suitability criteria, including climate, soil, and land use/land cover (LULC), for mass scale production of SL and collect supporting environmental geospatial data; and (iii) develop an automated geospatial  ...  objectives were to: (i) develop statistical and artificial neural networks-based (ANN) models to identify if a sound correlation exists among forage growth environmental features and SL-ECT content; (ii) determine  ...  elevation model; ECT, extractable condensed tannins; FBCT, fiber-bound condensed tannin; GIS, geographic information systems; GPS, global positioning systems; IT, information technology; LULC, land use/land cover  ... 
doi:10.3390/agriculture10090419 doaj:14d523b26d70478895f65b1e6dddf5cf fatcat:gzduilsclbgsfdb7bi5wojolku

An image analysis pipeline for automated classification of imaging light conditions and for quantification of wheat canopy cover time series in field phenotyping

Kang Yu, Norbert Kirchgessner, Christoph Grieder, Achim Walter, Andreas Hund
2017 Plant Methods  
Robust segmentation of canopy cover (CC) from large amounts of images taken under different illumination/light conditions in the field is essential for high throughput field phenotyping (HTFP).  ...  Results: We proposed an image analysis pipeline that allowed for image segmentation using automated thresholding and machine learning based classification methods and for global quality control of the  ...  We would like to thank IPK Gatersleben and Delley Seeds and Plants Ltd for the supply of the varieties. We thank the two anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13007-017-0168-4 pmid:28344634 pmcid:PMC5361853 fatcat:fwjyjrfv6ze3nhomnlhvnsai4m

Gene Expression Microarrays: Improvements and Applications Towards Agricultural Gene Discovery

T Zhu
2001 Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation  
Here we report our improvements of these technologies towards large-scale transcription profiling and their applications in agricultural gene discovery.  ...  protection and to develop plants with increased grain yields and better nutrition value, with more resistance to diseases and tolerance to abiotic stress.  ...  Because the whole process remains in the 96 well plates, it has great potential for automation using automated liquid handling robots.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1535-5535(04)00171-6 fatcat:w3fb2qzjjvatlf76qqtjyqpehu

Semi-Automated Analysis of Digital Photographs for Monitoring East Antarctic Vegetation

Diana H. King, Jane Wasley, Michael B. Ashcroft, Ellen Ryan-Colton, Arko Lucieer, Laurie A. Chisholm, Sharon A. Robinson
2020 Frontiers in Plant Science  
Our results confirm that vegetation cover can be reliably estimated using semi-automated OBIA, providing similar accuracy to visual estimation by experts.  ...  Comparison with traditional visual estimates showed that estimates of percent cover using semi-automated OBIA classification fell within the range of variation determined by visual methods.  ...  Our results confirm that vegetation cover can be reliably estimated using semi-automated OBIA, providing similar accuracy to visual estimation by experts.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpls.2020.00766 pmid:32582270 pmcid:PMC7296125 fatcat:phamamiczrc2hjbmzrenq7wghu

Community-based gene structure annotation

Shannon D. Schlueter, Matthew D. Wilkerson, Eva Huala, Seung Y. Rhee, Volker Brendel
2005 Trends in Plant Science  
Acknowledgements This work was supported by NSF Plant Genome Research Grant DBI-0321600 to V.B. and NSF grant number DBI-9978564 to S.Y.R.  ...  In the area of plant genetics, the completed Arabidopsis genome was reported at the end of 2000 [2] .  ...  For all plant and animal species, presentation of the 'finished genome' is considered to be a major milestone in the study of its genetics.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2004.11.002 pmid:15642518 fatcat:btg5anweavd4lbeewdyo72txey

Review of Computerized Procedure Guidelines for Nuclear Power Plant Control Rooms

D. I. Gertman, K. Le Blanc, R. L. Boring
2011 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
Yet, CPs may also adversely impact human and plant performance if not designed and implemented properly.  ...  Computerized procedures (CPs) are recognized as an emerging alternative to paper-based procedures for supporting control room operators in nuclear power plants undergoing life extension and in the concept  ...  However, the guidelines in NUREG-0700 don't cover all of the emerging issues related to anticipated CP systems with enhanced functionality and increased automation.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1071181311551307 fatcat:7sb5sd6mvzfqjgilgrgbdrhhnm

Towards commercial application of a second-generation post-combustion capture technology — Pilot plant validation of the siemens capture process and implementation of a first demonstration case

Tobias Jockenhövel, Rüdiger Schneider
2011 Energy Procedia  
The findings from pilot plant operation confirmed that an overall net plant efficiency penalty of less than six percentage points (without CO 2 compression) for a state-of-the-art coal-fired steam power  ...  As a first step for validation of the determined solvent and process features on an industrial scale, the implementation of the capture process in a pilot plant is required.  ...  The pilot plant is running fully automated and can be operated by remote control from the Siemens' office in Frankfurt am Main.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2011.02.011 fatcat:47l5nhzelrby5lni3n7bw5edye

Information Support System for Technology of Applying the Multi-Component Nano-Structured Protective Coatings

Eugene Kopytov, Alexander Urbach, Valery Kutev, Vladimir Labendik, Sergey Yunusov
2012 Transport and Telecommunication  
The analytical module of the information system is supposed for solving the tasks of determining the thickness of covering depending on the specified mode of plant operation (pressure, voltage, current  ...  For nano-coverings coating, there is used special plant, which is given different modes of performance.  ...  Conclusions The research under consideration covers the complex approach towards arranging the procedure of the experiments on applying the nanocoatings on various materials.  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10244-012-0019-3 fatcat:fjqppehg4zg77a7dcydlqzccpq

Possibilities of using automatic systems for correcting the position of working units of tools including soil cultivation

Michał Zawada, Stanisław Legutko, Jan Szczepaniak, Roman Rogacki, Jacek Wojciechowski, Sebastian Szymczyk, N.F. Cofaru, M. Inţă
2021 MATEC Web of Conferences  
The results of the baler-wrapper tests were presented, confirming the validity of the designed control system.  ...  The influence of automation on organic farming was characterized and its general principles were presented.  ...  All the described methods are based on a visual method of determining the position of plants in relation to machine tools.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/202134308010 fatcat:zdv67jbmorhnrosfil7fecfs74

Evaluating Geometric Measurement Accuracy Based on 3D Reconstruction of Automated Imagery in a Greenhouse

Jing Zhou, Xiuqing Fu, Leon Schumacher, Jianfeng Zhou
2018 Sensors  
Geometric dimensions of plants are significant parameters for showing plant dynamic responses to environmental variations.  ...  The results showed a good agreement (R2 = 92% and Root Mean Square Error = 9.4 mm) between the manual and automated method.  ...  We also would like to thank colleagues Chin Nee Vong and Aijing Feng from Precision and Automated Agriculture Laboratory at the University of Missouri for their kind help in conducting experiments.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18072270 pmid:30011865 pmcid:PMC6068631 fatcat:x3tqrjw56fdu5luxhqenzupbwq

Unraveling the genome of rice

Stephen A. Goff
2001 Pesticide Outlook  
For example, the teosinte branched mutant of maize converts the plant toward the multiple stalk morphology found in teosinte.  ...  Avenues toward crop improvement will be opened, and traditional plant breeding will adapt molecular analysis technology to enhance crop varieties.  ... 
doi:10.1039/b106290p fatcat:tmvxysj3uvboljhkn6fabvlaoe

The Flora Incognita app – interactive plant species identification

Patrick Mäder, David Boho, Michael Rzanny, Marco Seeland, Hans Christian Wittich, Alice Deggelmann, Jana Wäldchen
2021 Methods in Ecology and Evolution  
Specifically developed deep learning algorithms, trained on an extensive repository of plant observations, classify plant images with yet unprecedented accuracy.  ...  Being able to identify plant species is an important factor for understanding biodiversity and its change due to natural and anthropogenic drivers. 2.  ...  When evolving our taxonomy towards a more holistic flora covering species around the world, including those occurring in parks and gardens, we migrated to the Catalogue of Life (CoL) while maintaining  ... 
doi:10.1111/2041-210x.13611 fatcat:hhhzalxxdfezlckmustd3jokii

Seed and Seedling Detection Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Automated Image Classification in the Monitoring of Ecological Recovery

Buters, Belton, Cross
2019 Drones  
(i.e., decreasing image resolution) and increasing background surface complexity (increasing percentage cover of non-target grasses and substrate surface texture).  ...  Monitoring is a crucial component of ecological recovery projects, yet it can be challenging to achieve at scale and during the formative stages of plant establishment.  ...  In order to identify whether recovery efforts result in acceptable trajectories toward a desired reference endpoint (e.g., plant communities are establishing towards predetermined targets or goals, usually  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones3030053 fatcat:qkdcrrc5ufgnvkttzhp4fpirdm

Modeling the adoption rates of manufacturing technology innovations by small US manufacturers: a longitudinal investigation

Paul M Swamidass
2003 Research Policy  
This empirical study based on over 1000 US manufacturing plants engaged in producing discrete products, studies the adoption of manufacturing technologies in small plants relative to large plants between  ...  This study provides conclusive evidence to support the view that small plants are slower than larger plants to adopt manufacturing innovations.  ...  Determine the effect of time on the lag in technology adoption by small plants vis-à-vis larger plants, that is to determine if small plants are closing the gap faster in certain technologies as opposed  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0048-7333(02)00019-7 fatcat:5xtp34zk25abzdzw4ubgfnkafa
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