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Rule-based approaches for energy savings in an ambient intelligence environment

Thanos G. Stavropoulos, Efstratios Kontopoulos, Nick Bassiliades, John Argyriou, Antonis Bikakis, Dimitris Vrakas, Ioannis Vlahavas
2015 Pervasive and Mobile Computing  
Two complementary and mutually exclusive rule-based approaches for enforcing energy-saving policies are proposed: a reactive agent based on production rules and a deliberative agent based on defeasible  ...  This paper presents a novel real-world application for energy savings in a Smart Building environment.  ...  Conclusions This work presents a building-wide real-world rule-based Ambient Intelligence application that aims for user comfort and energy savings.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pmcj.2014.05.001 fatcat:gqvmzpnzvjhxdca62bmjfn4xuq


Hamid Aghajan, Juan Carlos Augusto, Andrea Prati, Carles Gomez
2016 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
This paper presents a platform which integrates an intelligent, rule-based agent that enforces savings, while a variety of applications offers user interaction with the system and the means for monitoring  ...  This issue One of the emerging application domains in the general field of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments is Smart Homes.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-160382 fatcat:xbyoflistrhurdzdchmj6y7see

A Review of Smart Environments for Energy Savings

Eric Torunski, Rana Othman, Mauricio Orozco, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
2012 Procedia Computer Science  
In this paper, we present different papers discussing smart environments for energy savings.  ...  The control system can save energy by turning off devices or put them in a low-power state when they are not in use.  ...  Approaches for Energy Savings in Smart Environments There are several approaches to using ambient intelligence for energy reduction.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2012.06.029 fatcat:cdh5fic2lngqdjvchrgx44bxcm

Crowd Intelligence in Intelligent Environments: A Journey from Complexity to Collectivity

Idham Ananta, Vic Callaghan, Jeannette Chin, Matthew Ball, Michael Gardner
2013 2013 9th International Conference on Intelligent Environments  
However we argue that utilizing Crowd Intelligence techniques in Intelligent Environments offer several advantages for dealing with these complexities.  ...  One form of complexity in intelligent environments arises from their heterogeneous nature.  ...  In Intelligent Environments, this technique could be useful to narrow down sets of user preferences and device rules, based on specific relevant variables such as user-rating, energy saving potential,  ... 
doi:10.1109/ie.2013.40 dblp:conf/intenv/AnantaCCBG13 fatcat:ihacfv5czvch7jtrpfa72y6rfi

A Multi-agent Coordination Framework for Smart Building Energy Management

Thanos G. Stavropoulos, Emmanouil S. Rigas, Efstratios Kontopoulos, Nick Bassiliades, Ioannis Vlahavas
2014 2014 25th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications  
The framework builds on top of an existing Service-Oriented middleware for Ambient Intelligence, which offers sensor and actuator functions of wireless devices.  ...  This paper presents a novel energy management framework for multi-agent coordination in smart buildings.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Konstantinos Gottis, John Argyriou, George Pilikidis, Thodoris Tsompanidis and Andrea Dimitri for their work in various parts of system integration.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dexa.2014.39 dblp:conf/dexaw/StavropoulosRKBV14 fatcat:5hhcr4rcfvh4xg3pbg6cwcrblm

Interacting with smart environments: Users, interfaces, and devices

Luigi De Russis
2015 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
Behavior Change for Energy Saving for making people more "aware" is exhibited by WattsUp, a system for informing users about their energy consumption patterns, and by suggesting more efficient and "green  ...  Thesis summary A Smart Environment is an environment enriched with disappearing devices, acting together to form an "intelligent entity".  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-140294 fatcat:mntjmclru5by5g7kbzq5m33l6m

Ambient intelligence for optimal manufacturing and energy efficiency

David Charles Robinson, David Adrian Sanders, Ebrahim Mazharsolook
2015 Assembly Automation  
To achieve this aim, the research envisaged development of an ambient intelligent monitoring system for energy consumption, intended for application in manufacturing companies, to provide comprehensive  ...  This paper describes research work to create an innovative, and intelligent solution for Energy Efficiency optimisation in manufacturing companies.  ...  Establishing relationships among all these parameters, targeting an innovative, intelligent approach and system for energy efficiency was an important task for this company.  ... 
doi:10.1108/aa-11-2014-087 fatcat:gxm36px4vrhrxo5qvahcsp5fyu

Distributed solutions for ubiquitous computing and ambient intelligence

Sergio F. Ochoa, Diego López-de-Ipiña
2014 Future generations computer systems  
A rule-based personalisation mechanism was proposed. It exploits semantic Web rule mark-up language for rule design and also a combination of semantic and rule-based reasoning for personalisation.  ...  The paper entitled ''Ontological User Modelling and Semantic Rule-Based Reasoning for Personalisation of Help-on-Demand Services in Pervasive Environments'' by Kerry-Louise Skillen et al.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2014.01.004 fatcat:amywp2mhlnfixccukkphblhyl4

A smart university platform for building energy monitoring and savings

Thanos G. Stavropoulos, George Koutitas, Dimitris Vrakas, Efstratios Kontopoulos, Ioannis Vlahavas
2016 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
Namely, the proposed Smart International Hellenic University (IHU) platform integrates an intelligent, rule-based agent that enforces savings, while a variety of applications offers user interaction with  ...  This paper presents a novel, integrated platform for energy monitoring, management and savings in the context of a Smart University Building.  ...  John APPENDIX The ruleset, available online along with instructions 13 , illustrates the SPINdle-specific syntax for the rule base presented in Section VI.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-160375 fatcat:66z2w66epnhtrii6v72ssu2kuq

A Review on Smart Home based on Ambient Intelligence, Contextual Awareness and Internet of Things (IoT) in Constructing Thermally Comfortable and Energy Aware House

Foo Che-Bin, Ong Hang-See
2016 Research Journal of Applied Sciences Engineering and Technology  
In this review, the context-aware application for smart home is discussed extensively in term of thermal comfort and energy optimization base on occupancy.  ...  The discussion is centered on intelligence technique which can provide an ambient intelligence home with inclusion of IoT sensor network.  ...  Stavropoulos et al. (2014) has proposed a middleware consist of web services that focused on defeasible rule based logic for energy saving buildings and ambient intelligence environment.  ... 
doi:10.19026/rjaset.12.2752 fatcat:lg3fe7mpdvd2jffpukl4meqove

Intelligent Management Systems for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Alessandra De Paola, Marco Ortolani, Giuseppe Lo Re, Giuseppe Anastasi, Sajal K. Das
2014 ACM Computing Surveys  
An incremental adaptive life long learning approach for type-2 fuzzy embedded agents in ambient intelligent environments. IEEE Trans. on Fuzzy Syst. 15, 1 (2007), 41–55. AF G.W.  ...  On top of the Service Layer lies the intelligent system logic, based on a rule-based reasoning engine.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2611779 fatcat:qxvetjgf5ndtnl2y25mryunfk4

Recognizing Activities of Daily Living using 1D Convolutional Neural Networks for Efficient Smart Homes

Sumaya Alghamdi, Etimad Fadel, Nahid Alowidi
2021 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
In ambient intelligent environments, such as smart homes, collecting data from ambient sensors is useful for recognizing activities of daily living, which can then be used to provide assistance to inhabitants  ...  The experiment indicated that recognizing activities of daily living can result in energy savings of around 50%.  ...  Thus, building a 1d-CNN to classify time series data for detecting ADLs in ambient-based environment seems to be more logical than building an RNN based model.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2021.0120138 fatcat:vjbjxjdq2jf27cavi5mg4yxxzm

Ambient Sensorization for the Furtherance of Sustainability [chapter]

Fábio Silva, Cesar Analide, Luís Rosa, Gilberto Felgueiras, Cedric Pimenta
2013 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
Energy efficiency is regarded as an important objective in a world of limited resources.  ...  The approach in this research makes use of sustainable indicators monitored through ambient sensors which enable user accountability concerning their actions inside each environment.  ...  An intelligent decision support model for the identification of intervention needs and further evaluation of energy saving measures in a building is proposed Doukas et al. [7] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-00566-9_23 fatcat:6cnameehjfeghb4exc3ay5rbda

Non-monotonic reasoning rules for energy efficiency

Claudio Tomazzoli, Matteo Cristani, Erisa Karafili, Francesco Olivieri, Davy Preuveneers, Elisabeth Ilie-Zudor
2017 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
logic for conflict rule resolution and for human-computer interaction in complex systems.  ...  In this paper, we deal with the challenge of providing, step by step, a model of energy saving rule specification and processing methods that are used to reduce the consumptions of a system of devices,  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully thank Guido Governatori for several hints and suggestions and Real T s.r.l. for technical assistance.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-170434 fatcat:53isz5d2vvg6te5na3bl7gfldy

From Context to Micro-context – Issues and Challenges in Sensorizing Smart Spaces for Assistive Living

Jit Biswas, Aung Aung Phyo Wai, Andrei Tolstikov, Lin Jin Hong Kenneth, Jayachandran Maniyeri, Foo Siang Fook Victor, Alwyn Lee, Clifton Phua, Zhu Jiaqi, Huynh Thai Hoa, Thibaut Tiberghien, Hamdi Aloulou (+1 others)
2011 Procedia Computer Science  
In order to support greater levels of ambient intelligence we support fine grained spatio-temporal data and context acquisition.  ...  The architecture is being currently developed into a prototype in a modular fashion for deployment and testing in a variety of environments, and is being concurrently evaluated and tested in real conditions  ...  Singapore for providing the motivational setting in which most of the above work is being carried out.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2011.07.038 fatcat:vzimqttez5dkzjf55iro4qx7ha
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