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Smart Agriculture: An Approach Towards Better Agriculture Management

Smart Agriculture: An Approach Towards Better Agriculture Management

Smart Agriculture: An Approach Towards Better Agriculture Management

  • Editor: Dr. Aqeel-ur-Rehman
  • ISBN: 978-1-63278-023-2
  • DOI: 10.4172/978-1-63278-023-2-024
  • No of Pages: 72
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Published On: February 2015 , Thu 12
  • Chapter 1      
    Towards Smart Agriculture: An Introduction
    Authors: Mehak Nida, Iqbal Uddin Khan, Syed Muhammad Kashif Alam

    Agriculture, farming or husbandry is a vital occupation since the history of mankind is maintained.

  • Chapter 2      
    Sensor Network based Automatic Irrigation Management System for Agricultural Crops
    Authors: Mushtaq Ahmad, Rahim Khan

    During the last decade, in Asian countries including Pakistan, water resources were depleted due to severe environmental conditions.

  • Chapter 3      
    Smart Water Management
    Authors: Dr. Muhammad Munir Ahmad, Qurban Hussain, Muhammad Saleemc

    Fresh water is a limited resource and under tremendous pressure due to increased competition among various sector like agriculture, domestic, industrial and environment.

  • Chapter 4      
    GIS Enabling Smart Agriculture
    Authors: Tariq Rahim Soomro

    Geographical Information System (GIS) is a database tool, to create, disseminate, store, update, analyze and predict space related information in a smart manner.

  • Chapter 5      
    Agricultural Ontologies
    Authors: Aqeel-Ur Rehman, Noman Islam

    During the past few years, ontology has been used as the primary mechanisms to describe knowledge in different domains.

  • Dr. Aqeel-ur-Rehman

    Professor and Chairman Department of Computing, Hamdard Institute of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology, Member of Center for Research in Ubiquitous Computing (CRUC), Hamdard University, Karachi, Pakistan

    Dr. Aqeel-ur-Rehman is a Professor, Deputy Director (Admin) and Chairman of Department of Computing for Faculty of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Hamdard University located in Karachi, Pakistan. Besides Teaching, he is an active researcher and has over 30 publications in conferences and Journals of International repute. His PhD dissertation was on Developing Context-aware Framework for Agriculture Management that he completed with dedication and published multiple International conference and Journal Publications having good impact factor. Dr. Aqeel is supervising 3 PhD and several BS students. His Area of specialization is Computer Science, Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things and Computer Application in Agriculture. He has over 17 years’ experience in Teaching and managing University related procedures.

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