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Ratpack: wearable sensor networks for animal observation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19162712     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The goal of our project is to describe the behavior of rats. For this purpose we are using wireless sensor networks, monitoring various quantities that yield important information to complement current knowledge on the behavioral repertoire of rats. So far, on the sensing and processing side we have developed innovative, minimalist approaches pointing in two directions: vocalization analysis and movement tracking. On the data collection and routing side we have adapted to the known burrowing habits of rats by developing new methods for synchronization and data aggregation under the paradigm of sporadic connectivity in a sparse, dynamic network.
Okuary Osechas; Johannes Thiele; Jó Bitsch; Klaus Wehrle
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference     Volume:  2008     ISSN:  1557-170X     ISO Abbreviation:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-16     Completed Date:  2009-05-07     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101243413     Medline TA:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  538-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Behavior, Animal / physiology*
Equipment Design
Equipment Failure Analysis
Monitoring, Ambulatory / instrumentation*,  veterinary*
Reproducibility of Results
Sensitivity and Specificity

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