Title

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Agricultural Economics: Prognostic Data Analytics to Serve Small Scale Farmers Worldwide

Publication Date

1-1-2021

Document Type

Book

Department

Computer Engineering

DOI

10.1007/978-3-030-77485-1

Abstract

This book discusses machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) for agricultural economics. It is written with a view towards bringing the benefits of advanced analytics and prognostics capabilities to small scale farmers worldwide. This volume provides data science and software engineering teams with the skills and tools to fully utilize economic models to develop the software capabilities necessary for creating lifesaving applications.
The book introduces essential agricultural economic concepts from the perspective of full-scale software development with the emphasis on creating niche blue ocean products. Chapters detail several agricultural economic and AI reference architectures with a focus on data integration, algorithm development, regression, prognostics model development and mathematical optimization. Upgrading traditional AI software development paradigms to function in dynamic agricultural and economic markets, this volume will be of great use to researchers and students in agricultural economics, data science, engineering, and machine learning as well as engineers and industry professionals in the public and private sectors.

Keywords

Agricultural Economics, Prognostics, Predictive Farm models, World Development Indicators, Mathematical Optimization for agriculture, Dairy Farming and Precision Sensors, Econometrics for agriculture, Regression Modelling, Advanced Data Analytics

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