Nanotech 2004 Vol. 1
Nanotech 2004 Vol. 1
Technical Proceedings of the 2004 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 1

Smart MEMS and Sensor Systems Chapter 9

Smart, Intelligent and Cogent Microsensors - Intelligence for Sensors and Sensors for Intelligence

Authors: E. Gaura and R.M. Newman

Affilation: Coventry University, United Kingdom

Pages: 443 - 446

Keywords: sensor, smart, intelligent, cogent, MEMS, artificial intelligence

The paper develops a terminology to describe sensors which have been enhanced in some way by the integration of some additional processing circuitry. Several terms, current in the literature, including 'smart sensors' and 'intelligent sensors' are discussed and the ‘cogent’ sensor is introduced. This is followed by a brief review of existing and potential applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to microsystems, in terms of technology integration, device level performance enhancement and system level added functionality.

ISBN: 0-9728422-7-6
Pages: 521
Hardcopy: $79.95

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