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Author da Silva, M.G.N.M. ♦ Rodrigues, M.A.B. ♦ de Araujo, R.E.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2011
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Software ♦ Monitoring ♦ Vectors ♦ Manuals ♦ Optical imaging ♦ Computers ♦ Pattern recognition
Abstract New monitoring methods of dengue vector and evaluation of public policies on dengue control are major concerns for several tropical countries. Drawback on monitoring methods base on oviposition surveys are the counting process of mosquito eggs, information store and analysis. Here we present a new automated egg counting system for remote Aedes aegypti population survey. The system is base on an optical scanning platform, a man-machine interface, and a software for mosquitoes eggs counting. Acquired information are sent over the internet and remotely analyzed. Prototypes of the device were installed and implement in two different cities.
Description Author affiliation: Laboratory of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Electronic and Systems, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil (da Silva, M.G.N.M.; Rodrigues, M.A.B.; de Araujo, R.E.)
ISBN 9781424441211
ISSN 1557170X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-08-30
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781457715891
Size (in Bytes) 397.04 kB
Page Count 3
Starting Page 6810
Ending Page 6812


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library