A SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK TO SUPPORT AGRICULTURE ACTIVITIES USING REMOTE SENSING AND HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING

Shamim Akhter, Kento Aida

Abstract

Agricultural activity monitoring, enclosed quantifying the irrigation scheduling, tracing the soil hydraulic properties, generating the crop calendar etc., is very important for ensuring food security. Farmers want to know these information in a regular basis. Additionally, large scale agricultural activity monitoring requires to congregate information from Remote Sensing (RS) images and that type of processing takes a huge amount of computational time. Thus, optimization on the computational time is a vital requirement. In such cases, High Performance Computing (HPC) can help to reduce the processing time by increasing the computational resources. Moreover, web based technology can contribute an understandable, efficient and effective monitoring system. Still, the merging domain researches on RS image processing, agriculture and HPC are mainly in hypothetical or conjectural theme rather than practical implementation. Thus, this research contributes a new software system to support agriculture activities in real time using both RS and HPC. The main purpose of the system is to serve the valuable crop parameters information to the farmers through a web base system in real time. Additionally, we are going to discuss in details about the implementation issues of the proposed software system.

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Akhter S. and Aida K. (2010). A SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK TO SUPPORT AGRICULTURE ACTIVITIES USING REMOTE SENSING AND HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8425-22-5, pages 210-213. DOI: 10.5220/0003034702100213


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft10,
author={Shamim Akhter and Kento Aida},
title={A SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK TO SUPPORT AGRICULTURE ACTIVITIES USING REMOTE SENSING AND HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,},
year={2010},
pages={210-213},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003034702100213},
isbn={978-989-8425-22-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,
TI - A SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK TO SUPPORT AGRICULTURE ACTIVITIES USING REMOTE SENSING AND HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING
SN - 978-989-8425-22-5
AU - Akhter S.
AU - Aida K.
PY - 2010
SP - 210
EP - 213
DO - 10.5220/0003034702100213