Animal Health Sensors and Monitoring Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128168387

Animal Health Sensors and Monitoring Systems

1st Edition

Editors: Harshal Arolkar
Paperback ISBN: 9780128168387
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 30th June 2020
Page Count: 350
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Animal Health Sensors and Monitoring Systems focuses on the equipment and implementation of different sensors used for monitoring the health of livestock animals. The book examines how to develop and deploy monitoring systems that can track an animal’s health scenario on a 24/7 schedule, also providing vital information on how to combine the use of multiple sensors to cohesively and comprehensively acquire the most useful data. It is the ideal resource for researchers and academics in precision livestock farming (PLF), but is also a great reference for students and farmers who are interested in combining technological advances with livestock health monitoring methods.

Key Features

  • Written by a team of sensor technology experts
  • Covers the most current and high-quality monitoring systems
  • Includes a section on the effects of monitoring on animal health


Academics and researchers in precision livestock farming, undergraduate and postgraduate students in animal biotechnology, farmers

Table of Contents

1. Electronic Health Records: Standards and Other Initiatives
2. Sensors for Health Monitoring
3. Wireless Sensor Networks
4. Body Area Networks
5. Smart Animal health monitoring
6. Protocols for data transmission in animal health monitoring
7. Security and Privacy in e-Health Applications


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About the Editor

Harshal Arolkar

Harshal Arolkar is Associate Professor, PhD (Computer Science), Computer Technology Department, GLS University in the Institute of Computer Technology, Ellisbridge Ahmedabad, India

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Associate Professor, Computer Technology Department, GLS University, Institute of Computer Technology, Ellisbridge Ahmedabad, India

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