Aeroponic Greenhouse as an Autonomous System Using Intelligent Space for Agriculture Robotics

  • Martin PalaEmail author
  • Ladislav Mizenko
  • Marian Mach
  • Tyler Reed
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 274)


This paper describes a novel approach to aeroponic and hydroponic system monitoring, fault detection and automation. The first part of this paper is dedicated to brief literature preview about hydroponics and aeroponics, its common and distinctive features and the description of the needs for its automation. The second part of this paper deals with aeroponic greenhouse control scheme proposal. We consider a greenhouse covered by a sensor network, actuators and hydroponic or aeroponic platforms to be a robotic system in so called intelligent space. The aeroponic platform design is described besides the conclusions and future work ideas in the last part of this paper.


Agriculture Robotics Intelligent Space Aeroponics Hydroponics Greenhouse 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Pala
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ladislav Mizenko
    • 1
  • Marian Mach
    • 1
  • Tyler Reed
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Cybernetics and Artificial IntelligenceTechnical University of KošiceKošiceSlovakia
  2. 2.Maya Culpa, LLCGallowayUSA

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