Green Technologies Collection: Decision Support Systems In Agriculture, Food And The Environment: Trends, Applications And Advances, 1st Edition

  • Basil Manos
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  • ISBN-10: 1615208828
  • ISBN-13: 9781615208821
  • DDC: 630.685
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 530 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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This title presents the development of DSS for managing agricultural and environmental systems, focusing on the exposition of innovative methodologies, from web-mobile systems to artificial intelligence and knowledge-based DSS, as well as their applications in every aspect from harvest planning to international food production and land management. This book provides an in depth look into the growing importance of DSS in agriculture.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: DSS Fundamentals, Design and Experiences.
2: Decision Support for River Quality Management: The REKA Model in Bulgaria.
3: A Knowledge–Based SDSS for Medfly Area–Wide Control: Development, Validation and Effectiveness Evaluation.
4: The Role of Decision Support Systems (DSS) in Planning for Improved Water Quality in Coastal Lakes.
5: Decision Support Systems for Forest Management in Mexico: Their Characteristics and Context for Their Creation and Evolution.
6: DSS in Pig Production Systems.
7: GI–Technology: Adaptive Generator of Spatio–Temporal Decision Support Systems for Land Use Planning.
8: A Participatory Approach for Analyzing and Modeling Decision Processes: A Case Study on Cultivation Planning.
9: Decision Support System for Greenhouse Tomato Yield Prediction Using Artificial Intelligence Techniques.
10: DSS Modelling and Efficiency.
11: Evaluating the Performance of Decision Making Units in the Food Production Industry.
12: Validation of a Model Appropriateness Framework Using the Elbe Decision Support System.
13: A Composite Indicator to Measure Agricultural Sustainability: Alternative Approaches.
14: GrapeMilDeWS: A Formally Designed Integrated Pest Management Decision Process against Grapevine Powdery and Downy Mildews.
15: Integrated Production and Information Process Modeling for Decision Support in Quality Management.
16: DSS Applications and Cases.
17: Assessing the Efficiency and Distribution of Agricultural Activities Using DSS: A Case Study for a Portuguese Region.
18: A Web and Mobile System for Environmental Decision Support.
19: MicroLEIS DSS: For Planning Agro–Ecological Soil Use and Management Systems.
20: Conflict Analysis Using Fuzzy Decision Support System: A Case Study in Apulia Region, Italy.
21: A Decision Support System for Scheduling Partial Harvesting in Aquaculture.
22: Environmental Sensor Networks and Continuous Data Quality Assurance to Manage Salinity within a Highly Regulated River Basin.
23: Adaptive Management on Sustainability of Cork Oak Woodlands.
24: A Web–Based Spatial DSS for Estimating Biomass–to–Energy Supply in Thessaly.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.