2018 Midwest Big Data Summer School Agenda - Digital Agriculture Track

Thursday, May 17 - Location: Oak Room
8:00 - 8:30am
Location: Oak Room
8:30 - 10:15pm
Location: Oak Room
Dr. Baskar Ganapathysubramanian

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10:15 - 10:45am
Location: Oak Room
Break - refreshments provided
10:45 - 12:15pm
Location: Oak Room
Imaging sensors and automation technologies in controlled environment testing and data processing
Dr. Jianfeng Zhou

Short discussion on remote sensing, followed by a case study on utilization of unmanned aerial systems in agriculture related research and production. Hand’s on experience: sensors, software and high-throughput data collection and processing.

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12:15 - 1:30pm
Location: Oak Room
1:30 - 3:15pm
Location: Oak Room
In-field proximal sensing for plants and soil
Dr. Yufeng Ge

Training on geo-statistical modeling and mapping of soil properties will be given in R and ArcGIS environment. Topics will include semivariogram analysis, kriging, MCMC simulation, etc.

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3:15 - 3:30pm
Location: Oak Room
3:30 - 5:00pm
Location: Oak Room
Verbal Presentation (30 minutes): LivestockCV: Towards Automated Visual Behavioral Screening for Livestock
Dr. Joshua Peschel

Teaching Session (60 minutes): Designing a Visual Sensing and Sensemaking Classifier for Beef Cattle

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