TITLE

Optimizing Heating System Management Using An Activity-Based Pervasive Application

AUTHOR(S)
Bruegger, Pascal; Pallotta, Vincenzo; Hirsbrunner, Beat
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Digital Information Management;Dec2009, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p327
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The greenhouse gas effect has become a major preoccupation worldwide. Heating of buildings and houses is one of the major sources of this effect. We propose to optimize heating control systems by directly integrating the recognition of people's activities and context in the process of temperature regulation. We introduce the concept of kinetic-awareness as a way of making a heating control system aware of a user's motion in physical space in order to adjust temperature according to their current activities.
ACCESSION #
47637851

 

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