A challenge in agriculture is to manage the pesticide application in way that the application is most effective, cause least side effects and being most cost effective. Therefore a farmer has to individually answer the following questions:
The goal of the project and master’s thesis is to develop a case-based reasoning (CBR) system that takes the farmer’s “pesticide goal” as input and recommend the combination of pesticides and a explanation on how and when to apply it.
A concrete project specification will be worked out that takes the candidates’ interests into account.
The project is suitable for 1-2 people working in a group, but can also be defined for one person.
Supervisor: Kerstin Bach and Svein-Olaf Hvasshold