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A context-awareness architecture for managing thermal energy in an nZEB building

Oscar Hernandez Uribe, Matilde Santos, Maria C. Garcia-Alegre, Domingo Guinea
2015 2015 IEEE First International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2)  
The main goal is to improve thermal energy comfort in a building with a reduction in the energy used.  ...  Specifically in this work this architecture is applied to renewable energy systems for a better management of the thermal energy.  ...  This SSNO is part of the smart building ontology which is also composed of W3C owl time, building (materials, sub-systems -solar collector, ground heat exchanger, and thermal barrier-), and user (profile  ... 
doi:10.1109/isc2.2015.7366226 dblp:conf/isc2/UribeSGG15 fatcat:6ewy3aw3mndmfom2uis5k22hoy

ThinkHome Energy Efficiency in Future Smart Homes

Christian Reinisch, MarioJ Kofler, Félix Iglesias, Wolfgang Kastner
2011 EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems  
The system operates on an extensive knowledge base that stores all information needed to fulfill the goals of energy efficiency and user comfort.  ...  As a first evaluation, a profile-based control strategy for thermal comfort is developed and verified by means of simulation.  ...  Acknowledgment The work presented in this paper was funded by the HdZ+ fund of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG under the project 822170.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2011/104617 fatcat:pcbmxfwdvzcfheon4q34taadh4

Exploring Cross-Domain Data Dependencies for Smart Homes to Improve Energy Efficiency [article]

Shamaila Iram, Terrence Fernando, May Bassanino
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Over the past decade, the idea of smart homes has been conceived as a potential solution to counter energy crises or to at least mitigate its intensive destructive consequences in the residential building  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Authors are very thankful to the Applied Buildings and Energy Research Group from University of Salford for their continuous feedback and support to improve this research work.  ...  SMART HOMES DATA MODELLING-ONTOLOGY MODEL AND TAXONOMIES Energy efficient system in smart homes needs an extensive knowledge base that accumulates large sets of data from heterogeneous sources to store  ... 
arXiv:1710.03978v1 fatcat:ctqhn65lqjh5flm7cwyo26uxye

An Advanced IoT-based System for Intelligent Energy Management in Buildings

Vangelis Marinakis, Haris Doukas
2018 Sensors  
This paper presents an advanced IoT-based system for intelligent energy management in buildings.  ...  This paper presents an advanced Internet of Things (IoT) based system for intelligent energy management in buildings.  ...  Acknowledgments: The work presented is based on research conducted within the framework of the projects "OPTIMising the energy USe in cities with smart decision support system (OPTIMUS)", European Union  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18020610 pmid:29462957 pmcid:PMC5856031 fatcat:np5sruml3jbvhf2mytfi2apvry

Intelligent Building Using Hybrid Inference with Building Automation System to Improve Energy Efficiency

Youngmin Ji, Woosuk Choi, Kisu Ok, Jooyoung Ahn
2017 International Semantic Web Conference  
On the basis of stored semantic-based data in the ontology, Semantic Lift Processing derives energy waste space based on occupancy and thermal comfort by using semantic technology.  ...  Most existing building automation systems are operated with rule-based settings.  ...  The system creates an instance using the received data from the BAS based on the ICBMS ontology.  ... 
dblp:conf/semweb/JiCOA17 fatcat:mdiifat23vblpj4sl7dxj3tzve

Occupant Activity Detection in Smart Buildings: A Review

Yudith Cardinale, Eduardo Blanco
2020 International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks  
Building management systems (BMS) in smart buildings are supposed to support the optimization of energy and resources consumption, while ensuring basic users' comfort.  ...  activities and highlight new possibilities in terms of activities diagnosis and analysis to generate more opportunities in optimizing the energy consumption and providing comfort in smart building.  ...  How the energy saving and occupant comfort is managed in the context of smart buildings?  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijwmn.2020.12306 fatcat:4mrfpg25zvcbppy5ufxxigiyfq

ThinkHome: A smart home as digital ecosystem

Christian Reinisch, Mario J. Kofler, Wolfgang Kastner
2010 4th IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies  
It is supported by an ontology based knowledge representation that contains all relevant data in a structured way.  ...  With respect to this viewpoint, this paper proposes a system concept that applies artificial intelligence in smart homes.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The work presented in this paper was funded by the HdZ+ fund of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG under the project 822170.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dest.2010.5610636 fatcat:cfgr7gkjarbbve7bzpdxladq2u

Artificial Intelligence for Efficient Thermal Comfort Systems: Requirements, Current Applications and Future Directions

Ali Ghahramani, Parson Galicia, David Lehrer, Zubin Varghese, Zhe Wang, Yogesh Pandit
2020 Frontiers in Built Environment  
of building system management via AI) based on a comprehensive review of the literature.  ...  The implementation of AI in building management systems (BMS) having linked various operational devices in a building for smart monitoring (Roth et al., 2002) may create a connected system as the AI  ...  This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fbuil.2020.00049 fatcat:gbjaeirtz5gn5adse4mikkjy7e

Applicability of Big Data Techniques to Smart Cities Deployments

M. Victoria Moreno, Fernando Terroso-Saenz, Aurora Gonzalez-Vidal, Mercedes Valdes-Vela, Antonio F. Skarmeta, Miguel A. Zamora, Victor Chang
2017 IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics  
and comfort in smart buildings, and the detection of travel profiles in smart transport.  ...  This paper presents the main foundations of Big Data applied to Smart Cities. A general Internet of Things based architecture is proposed to be applied to different smart cities applications.  ...  These contributions are: • The design and instantiation of an IoT-based architecture for applications of smart cities. • The approach of an efficient management of energy in smart buildings. • The extension  ... 
doi:10.1109/tii.2016.2605581 fatcat:vfuusnmjjjgxpmx653utoxlu7m

Smart buildings as Cyber-Physical Systems: Data-driven predictive control strategies for energy efficiency

Mischa Schmidt, Christer Åhlund
2018 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
This survey reviews recent works and contextualizes these with the current state of the art of interrelated topics in data handling, building automation, distributed control, and semantics.  ...  Predictive control complements other means to increase performance such as refurbishments as well as modernizations of systems.  ...  ] defines an ontology focused purely on building system operational data. • Furthermore, the literature provides also a multitude of information models targeted at enabling smart home automation services  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2018.04.013 fatcat:ighz33gmeze3nbrpjewpk3wmhi

Semantic technologies and interoperability in the built environment

Pieter Pauwels, María Poveda-Villalón, Álvaro Sicilia, Jérôme Euzenat, Álvaro Sicilia, Pieter Pauwels, Leandro Madrazo, María Poveda-Villalón, Jérôme Euzenat
2018 Semantic Web Journal  
This not only includes buildings, but also large infrastructure (bridges, tunnels, waterways, underground systems), and geospatial data.  ...  With this special issue, an insight is given into the current state of the art in terms of semantic technologies and interoperability in this built environment.  ...  in tertiary buildings while maintaining comfort levels.  ... 
doi:10.3233/sw-180321 fatcat:tkiupuyaxrc4lfrayuznbfvx4a

Upscaling energy control from building to districts: Current limitations and future perspectives

Jonathan Reynolds, Yacine Rezgui, Jean-Laurent Hippolyte
2017 Sustainable cities and society  
which energy consumption in buildings is managed must change.  ...  The paper provides a critical review and agenda setting perspective for energy management in buildings and beyond.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge the financial support of EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) and BRE (Building Research Establishment) as well as the European  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scs.2017.05.012 fatcat:ekhtyfpjtbbcvimhsmkypwqkme

A review of ontologies for smart and continuous commissioning [article]

Sara Gilani, Caroline Quinn, J.J. McArthur
2022 arXiv   pre-print
The data types of two main domains of building information modeling and building management system have been considered in the majority of existing ontologies.  ...  Ontologies play an important role in SCCx as they facilitate data readability and reasoning by machines.  ...  [51] presented a context-aware architecture for managing sensible heat energy storage systems for which they developed an ontology to describe sensors and knowledge-based information in a near zero  ... 
arXiv:2205.07636v1 fatcat:ifp5hhzphvhsfcwuhh6tctncmq

Building energy performance assessment using linked data and cross-domain semantic reasoning

Shushan Hu, Jiale Wang, Cathal Hoare, Yehong Li, Pieter Pauwels, James O'Donnell
2021 Automation in Construction  
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doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2021.103580 fatcat:z4xil3daxzck7hextle2ku4ljy

A systematic literature review on the use of artificial intelligence in energy self-management in smart buildings

J. Aguilar, A. Garces-Jimenez, M.D. R-Moreno, Rodrigo García
2021 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
This work presents a systematic review of the literature on researches that have been done in recent years to improve energy management systems for smart building using artificial intelligence techniques  ...  Especially, the buildings energy management systems must improve in the next years. Artificial intelligence techniques are playing and will play a fundamental role in these improvements.  ...  [11] present a state-of-the-art in intelligent control systems for energy and comfort management in smart buildings.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2021.111530 fatcat:wvby46onwvavhbcfd3f34x74g4
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