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DEHEMS: A user-driven domestic energy monitoring system

Vasughi Sundramoorthy, Qi Liu, Grahame Cooper, Nigel Linge, Joshua Cooper
2010 2010 Internet of Things (IOT)  
However, to effect positive ecological behaviour change, a more user-driven approach is needed for the development of the technology, where the design needs to be accompanied by study on user behaviours  ...  Through real-world deployment, survey and focus group studies carried out in the UK, we present motivations and constraints for saving energy, user assessment of the DEHEMS pilot system and identify some  ...  and conduct focus groups for our usability study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iot.2010.5678451 dblp:conf/iot/SundramoorthyLCLC10 fatcat:vvbuwc7ptjgehpnxqxztty6hmq

Innovative Intelligent Services for Supporting Cognitively Impaired Older Adults and Their Caregivers [chapter]

Anelia Mitseva, Sofoklis Kyriazakos, Antonis Litke, Paolo Barone, Alessandro Mamelli, Nikolaos Papadakis, Neeli R.
2012 Intelligent Systems  
Understanding the unmet needs of the end-user groups of ISISEMD services According to the 2009 World Alzheimer Report, the number of people with dementia in Europe is conservatively anticipated to increase  ...  enhancing the user interface to be usable by visual, hearing or cognitive impaired users.  ...  All these events, communicated as cooker on, cooker off, message for cooking for a while or for too long, are posted on the message board on the web portal for overview purpose of the daily activities.  ... 
doi:10.5772/36911 fatcat:cyhm7h4eergy3gfhzaz22m3eam

Physicality & Usability Guidelines to Overcome the Interaction Complexities

Mahmood Ashraf, Rabia Shakir, Mohammad Abrar, Muhammad Tahir, Thabit Sabbah
2018 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Findings: Based on the data analysis, the new guidelines were proposed and evaluated in terms of physicality principles and usability components.  ...  The study I and study II were used for guideline formulation and study III provided a comparative analysis. The qualitative research paradigms were employed for data analysis.  ...  In another study the researchers recruited 16 users for assessments of two microwave cookers manufactured by the same company; one of them comprises of dial layout while other interface includes buttons  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2018/v11i23/123205 fatcat:lgdeu2w6zvb5fa7nq4tme5qe7q

Intelligent interactive system for collaborative green computing

Kuo-Ming Chao, Nazaraf Shah, Adriana Matei, Tomasz Zlamaniec, Weidong Li, Chi-Chun Lo, Yinsheng Li
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 15th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD)  
The system adopts concept of On-Line Analytical Process (OLAP) to summarise large volume of data generated from energy consumption monitoring sensors into a set of meaningful information for the intelligent  ...  Designing an effective and efficient intelligent interactive system for energy conservation in domestic environment requires considerable deliberations on tradeoffs of meeting the criteria derived from  ...  We acknowledge all DEHEMS members for their useful input to this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cscwd.2011.5960193 dblp:conf/cscwd/ChaoSMZLLL11 fatcat:6wxix2dzn5e7bbnivvbdi6znyi

Smart Kitchen (Valve Compartment)

Muhammad Yousuf
2019 Zenodo  
A kitchen can be seen as a play area for relatives to appreciate the way toward getting ready lunch and supper.  ...  A few cooking emotionally supportive networks have been concentrated to give clients directions dependent on the plans well ordered, utilizing multi-media substance.  ...  For example, Counter Intelligence adventure from MIT has expanded a kitchen with encompassing interfaces to improve usability of a physical circumstance.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4540197 fatcat:hkxb4kab2rhkxbgp3sdffb5gem

Selection constructive based hyper-heuristic for dynamic scheduling

S. Gomes, A. Madureira, B. Cunha
2015 2015 10th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI)  
As result, scheduling systems should have the ability of automatically and intelligently maintain real-time adaptation and optimization to efficiently update the scheduling plan to the unexpected events  ...  The development of this dynamic adaptation approach is inspired on evolutionary computation and hyper-heuristics.  ...  Studies have shown that a highly usable interface can bring many advantages for both users' and the company.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cisti.2015.7170370 fatcat:x2hlcgr3grdzdc45si7trstckm

Synchronized Realities

Christoph Stahl, Jochen Frey, Jan Alexandersson, Boris Brandherm
2011 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
Especially the integration of home automation components, such as intelligent light, window, and climate controls seem promising for such scenarios.  ...  In this paper, we present a new development method that is based on a detailed three-dimensional model and show how the model can be used for designing and evaluating assistive environments.  ...  Regarding the user interface between the human and smart environment, usability is a primary concern, particularly for older users.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-2011-0093 fatcat:pu4r5pv2obfwxkcoesgiud5agy

Smart metering: what potential for householder engagement?

Sarah Darby
2010 Building Research & Information  
For that, there has to be a determined focus on overall demand reduction (rather than on peak electricity demand reduction), on designing customer interfaces for ease of understanding, and on guiding occupants  ...  Appropriate forms of interface, feedback, narrative, and support will be needed to reach diverse populations.  ...  Both the funding and the accompanying support of the ESRC are gratefully acknowledged. The author would also like to thank the editors and referees for their helpful comments on the draft.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09613218.2010.492660 fatcat:z6tm4awaejdwbe5kdl6lx7l2dq

Effects of Interactive Real-Time Simulations and Humanoid Avatars on Consumers' Responses in Online House Products Marketing

Lamine Mahdjoubi, Jing Hao Koh, Cletus Moobela
2012 Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering  
Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have paved the way for the development of the Intelligent Software Assistant (ISA) that can organize information, learn processes, adapt to changing situations  ...  Interface design for humanoid avatars The interface design and object behavior involved the inclusion of the humanoid avatar, Masha.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-8667.2012.00775.x fatcat:6tg3b2uvvna65olnsvlorhv6ny

HDOMO: Smart Sensor Integration for an Active and Independent Longevity of the Elderly

2017 Sensors  
caregivers, in a perspective of interoperability and standardization of devices, usability and effectiveness of alarm systems.  ...  In the state of the art there are projects that achieve only a few of the elements listed. The HDOMO project aims to achieve all of them in one single project effectively.  ...  Authors also thanks internal and external reviewers for the great help on writing this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17112610 pmid:29137174 pmcid:PMC5713030 fatcat:sxhkwu7u6jhwplcidagxkacsnu

A review of smart homes in healthcare

Mohsen Amiribesheli, Asma Benmansour, Abdelhamid Bouchachia
2015 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing  
The present survey will address technologies and analysis methods and bring examples of the state of the art research studies in order to provide background for the research community.  ...  A brief overview of approaches used to develop Human-Computer (HC) interfaces for SH systems is given. The survey also highlights the challenges and research trends in this area.  ...  In another study, Koskela et al. [62] carried out a set of usability experiments to evaluate different interfaces for remote control of SHs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12652-015-0270-2 fatcat:qtygvlakxzestediuejdphkeai

Sliding Mode Control Of SMPS

Ms. A. Jonisha
2013 IOSR Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering  
Analysis and experimental study of buck converter is presented to achieve desired output voltage.  ...  Digital control technique is a technique for high frequency switching mode power supply (SMPS).  ...  Short circuit and protection studies are essential tools for the electric energy system engineer.  ... 
doi:10.9790/1676-0450111 fatcat:apowmkxvyjf65ekex6v2fuswdu

An Accessible Smart Home Based on Integrated Multimodal Interaction

Ana Patrícia Rocha, Maksym Ketsmur, Nuno Almeida, António Teixeira
2021 Sensors  
homes and thus contributing to a better living ambient for all of their inhabitants.  ...  Assistants have the potential for improving the accessibility of smart homes, by providing everyone with an integrated, natural, and multimodal way of interacting with the home's ecosystem.  ...  They also thank Pedro Cruz, Alexandra Gonçalves, António Rocha, and António Valente for their suggestions and support in recruiting volunteers for the evaluation, as well as Nuno Gomes, Paulo Bartolomeu  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21165464 pmid:34450903 pmcid:PMC8402115 fatcat:dcaubwyqkjgpfjyvsfdueonuwq

IoT Based Recipes for Enabling Senior Citizens: Stakeholders Views on How Integration of IoT and Web Services Can Enhance Well-Being and Inclusion of Older People [chapter]

Matteo Zallio, John McGrory, Damon Berry
2017 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
Considering the increasing complexity that new devices and appliances have displayed in recent years, it is possible to perceive a further attention on the design of interfaces, ergonomics and User Experience  ...  This preliminary pilot study highlighted the potential of this research and the impact on inclusivity and on making smart devices usable and acceptable by Senior people depending on their abilities and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-60597-5_7 fatcat:gkrcchf6kngfrlkv4xz5j63ciu

RECLAIM: Toward a New Era of Refurbishment and Remanufacturing of Industrial Equipment

Angeliki Zacharaki, Thanasis Vafeiadis, Nikolaos Kolokas, Aikaterini Vaxevani, Yuchun Xu, Michael Peschl, Dimosthenis Ioannidis, Dimitrios Tzovaras
2021 Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence  
Within this context, the EU-funded project RECLAIM presents a new idea on refurbishment and remanufacturing based on big data analytics, machine learning, predictive analytics, and optimization models  ...  For instance, RECLAIM provides a simulation engine using digital twin in order to predict maintenance needs and potential faults of large industrial equipment.  ...  /remanufacturing procedure by displaying virtual information on top of it.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frai.2020.570562 pmid:33733214 pmcid:PMC7930910 fatcat:v3mcorjf2vfnpi4nn3zvl56zdm
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