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Publications by the PigIT project group

The following publications are written by PigIT project members as part of the project.

PhD dissertations

Articles with peer review

Book chapters

  • Nielsen, L.R. & A.R. Kristensen. 2015. Markov Decision  Processes to Model Livestock Systems. In: Plà-Aragonés, L.M. (Ed.): Handbook of Operations Research in Agriculture and the Agri-Food Industry.  International Series in Operations Research & Management Science. Volume 224,  Chapter 19, 419-454. Springer, New York.

Conferences

Conference articles, peer reviewed

  • Lopes Antunes, A.C., D.B. Jensen, T. Halasa & N. Toft. 2016. Dynamic
    generalized linear models for monitoring endemic diseases: moving beyond
    univariate process monitoring control algorithms. Annual Conference of
    The Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SVEPM),
    16th-18th March 2016, Helsingør, Denmark.
  • Andersen, H.M-L., E. Jørgensen, L.J. Pedersen and L. Foldager. 2015. Can use of online measurements in EVOP designs reduce the time to locate production optimum? EC-PLF conference in Milan, 15-18 September 2015.
  • Jensen, D.B., C. Cornou, N. Toft and A.R. Kristensen. 2015. A multi-dimensional dynamic linear model for monitoring slaughter pig production. EC-PLF conference in Milan, 15-18 September 2015.

Conference articles in proceedings

  • Kristensen, A.R. and D.B. Jensen. 2015. The intelligent pig barn. International conference on pig welfare: Improving Pig Welfare - what are the ways forward? Copenhage, 29-30 April 2015. p. 34-37.

Oral presentations

  • Stygar, A.H., K. Dolecheck and A.R. Kristensen. 2016. A new view on the growth of pigs in relation to frequent body weight monitoring. Joint Annual Meeting (JAM). Salt Lake City, Utah, July 19-23.
  • Jensen, D.B. & A.R. Kristensen. 2016. Comparison of strategies for combining dynamic linear models with artificial neural networks for detecting diarrhea in slaughter pigs. Joint Annual Meeting (JAM). Salt Lake City, Utah, July 19-23.
  • Dominiak, K.N., L.J. Pedersen & A.R. Kristensen. 2016. Simultaneous monitoring of water consumption in eight double pens as a tool for improving welfare and predicting diseases and unwanted behavioral changes in finisher pigs. Joint Annual Meeting (JAM). Salt Lake City, Utah, July 19-23. 
  • Jensen, D.B., A.R. Kristensen & N. Toft. 2016. Early warning of diarrhea
    and pen fouling in growing pigs using sensor-based monitoring. Accepted
    for the International Pig Veterinary Society Congress (IPVS). 07-10 June
    2016. Dublin, Ireland.
  • Stygar, A. H. 2016. Monitoring growth in finishers by weighing selected
    groups of pigs. Book of presentations of the 3rd CPH Pig seminar Febru-
    ary 3rd, 2016 - Up to Date with Pig Research. Copenhagen, Denmark, 28
    January 2015. P23.
  • Lopes Antunes, A.C., D.B. Jensen, T. Halasa & N. Toft. 2016. Monitoring
    PRRS using laboratory data. Book of presentations of the 3rd CPH Pig
    seminar February 3rd, 2016 - Up to Date with Pig Research. Copenhagen,
    Denmark, 28 January 2015. P35.
  • Jensen, D.B. A multivariate dynamic linear model for early warnings of diar-
    rhea and pen fouling in slaughter pigs. Book of presentations of the 3rd CPH
    Pig seminar February 3rd, 2016 - Up to Date with Pig Research. Copen-
    hagen, Denmark, 28 January 2015. P13.
  • Stygar, A.H. & A.R. Kristensen. What we can learn from weighing selected
    group of animals? - A dynamic production monitoring in pig fattening herd.
    Maataloustieteen Päivät 2016, Helsinki 12.-13.1.2016.
  • Pourmoayed, R. & L.R. Nielsen. A hierarchical Markov decision process
    for finding the best replacement policy of fattening pigs. INFORMS Annual
    Meeting, Philadelphia 1.-4. November 2015.
  • Stygar, A.H & A.R. Kristensen. 2015. Evaluation of manual weight mea-
    surement system in fattening pigs - dynamic monitoring approach. Book of
    abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal
    Science. Warsaw, Poland. p298.
  • Jensen, D.B. & A. De Vries. 2015. Bayesian prediction of mastitis using
    sensor data routinely collected in dairy herds. Book of abstracts of the 66th
    Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Warsaw,
    Poland. p297.
  • Dominiak, K.N. 2015. How Performance Impairs Implementation - A
    Review of the Performance of Sensor-based Automatic Monitoring Systems
    in Livestock Production. Book of abstracts of the 66th Annual Meeting of
    the European Federation of Animal Science. Warsaw, Poland. p297.
  • Jensen, D.B. 2015. Temperature as a predictor of fouling and diarrhea in slaughter pigs. PhD day, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 21 May 2015.
  • Jensen, D.B., 2015 Multivariate Dynamic Linear Models for Monitoring of Grower/Finisher Pigs. Book of presentations of the 2nd CPH Pig seminar January 28, 2015 - Up to Date with Pig Research. Copenhagen, Denmark, 28 January 2015. p55.
  • Dominiak, K.N. 2015. Prioritization of alarms from automatic monitoring systems in livestock production – a review. Book of presentations of the 2nd CPH Pig seminar January 28, 2015 - Up to Date with Pig Research. Copenhagen, Denmark, 28 January 2015. p59.
  • Jensen, D.B., N. Toft, A.R. Kristensen & C. Cornou. 2014. Dynamic monitoring of weight data at the pen vs at the individual level. Book of Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Copenhagen, Denmark, 25 - 29 August 2014. p224. [Abstract]
  • Pourmoayed, R., L.R. Nielsen and A.R. Kristensen. 2014. A hierarchical Markov decision process modelling feeding and marketing decisions of growing pigs. Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS).  Barcelona,  Spain, 13-18 July 2014.
  • Pourmoayed, R., L.R. Nielsen and A.R. Kristensen. 2014. A hierarchical Markov decision process modelling feeding and marketing decisions of growing pigs. Workshop on OR in Agriculture and Forest Management.  Lleida, Spain, 20-23 July 2014.
  • Pourmoayed, R., and L.R. Nielsen. 2013, A Markov model for optimal slaughter pig marketing- An outline of the PigIT project (an example and extensions). NorForsk Workshop. Aarhus, Denmark, 13-14 May 2013.

Posters

  • Jensen, D.B. and A. De Vries. 2016. Combining a multivariate dynamic linear model and a naive Bayesian classifier for mastitis detection. Book of abstracts of the conference on Precision Dairy Farming (PDF). 21-23 June 2016. Leeuwarden, The Netherlands.
  • Lopes Antunes, A.C., D.B. Jensen, T. Halasa & N. Toft. 2016. What to look for when monitoring animal diseases? Annual Conference of The Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SVEPM). 16-18 March 2016. Helsingør, Denmark.
  • Jensen, D.B., N.Toft & A.R.Kristensen. 2015. Temperatureasapredictorof
    fouling and diarrhea in slaughter pigs. Book of abstracts of the 66th Annual
    Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Warsaw, Poland.
    p303.
  • Jensen, D.B. 2015. Temperature as a predictor of fouling and diarrhea in slaughter pigs. PhD day, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 21 May 2015. Programme & Abstracts, p20.
  • Tu, G.J. & E. Jørgensen. 2014. Pig video tracking methods: a review and new trends. Book of Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Copenhagen, Denmark, 25 - 29 August 2014. p450. [Abstract][Poster]
  • Jensen, D.B., N. Toft & C. Cornou. 2014. The effect of wind shielding and pen position on growth rate and efficiency in grower/finisher pigs. Book of Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Copenhagen, Denmark, 25 - 29 August 2014. p451. [Abstract][Poster]
  • Cornou, C. & A.R. Kristensen. 2014. Monitoring the nest building and parturition progress using acceleration data. Book of Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Copenhagen, Denmark, 25 - 29 August 2014. p104. [Abstract][Poster]
  • Pourmoayed. R., L.R. Nielsen & A.R. Kristensen. 2014. A Markov model for optimal feeding and marketing decisions in production units of growing pigs.  Book of Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Copenhagen, Denmark, 25 - 29 August 2014. p451. [Abstract][Poster]
  • Andersen, H.M-L., E. Jørgensen & L.J. Pedersen. 2014. Use of evolutionary operation technique on farm level. Proceedings of the 48th Congress of the International Society for Applied Animal Ethology. Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain,
    29 July - 2 August 2014. p164. [Abstract][Poster]

PigIT Reports

PigIT reports are either preprints of articles to be submitted for journal publication or they are of more technical nature with documentation of farms, sensor infrastructure, data models or preliminary analyses.

  1. Kristensen, A.R., E. Jørgensen, N. Toft & L.R. Nielsen. 2012. The PhD projects of PigIT. PigIT Report No. 1.
  2. Kristensen, A.R. 2014. Data model for supplementary registrations in the PigIT project. PigIT Report No. 2.
  3. Kristensen, A.R. 2014. Logbook and supplementary registrations at the Kappel farm. PigIT Report No. 3.
  4. Pourmoayed, R. & L.R. Nielsen. 2014. An overview over pig production of fattening pigs with a focus on possible decisions in the production chain. PigIT Report No. 4.
  5. Krogsdahl, J. 2014. Description of Kappel farm. PigIT Report No. 5.
  6. Krogsdahl, J. 2014. Description of Grønhøj farm. PigIT Report No. 6.
  7. Krogsdahl, J. 2015. Description of herd with large common pens. PigIT Report No. 7
  8. Lyderik, K.K., H.M.-L. Andersen, H.H. Kristensen & L.J. Pedersen. 2016. Protocol for daily observations in the herds of the PigIT project. PigIT Report No. 8.
  9. Lyderik, K.K. Description of Søndergaard farm. PigIT Report No. 9.