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An Object-Oriented Agent Framework for HEMS

  • Visit HirankittiEmail author
  • Tisanaluk Makee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 16)

Abstract

Using energy efficiently will help alleviate the climate change, one major purpose of developing a smart home is to achieve that under the operation of the Home Energy Management System (HEMS). What we propose in this paper is an agent-based framework for HEMS using an object-oriented approach. The framework is implemented in Python. Our agent framework is a generic one applicable for constructing all types of agents in a smart home as well as the HEMS itself. It supports communication between agents and reasoning about states, events, and actions.

Keywords

Home Energy Management System Smart home Intelligent agent 

Notes

Acknowledgement

We are very grateful to Provincial Electricity Authority for their funding of this research under the PEA Smart Home Project (Project Code B-037-57).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringKing Mongkut’s Institute of Technology LadkrabangBangkokThailand

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