In collecting these massive amounts of data and all those minute fluctuations, however, cense needs human oversight.
Peter Hartwell is a distinguished technologist and the lead on HP Labs Central Nervous System for the Earth project (cense).
censer is apparently the name applied to one who pays a cense or cess.
A procession is made through each house to cense every room.
Etymologically the words seem akin, cense being a tax or toll (cess), and tensare meaning to lay under toll or tribute.