Computer Science and Software Engineering, International Conference on (2008)
Dec. 12, 2008 to Dec. 14, 2008
In intelligent buildings, saving energy in buildings and increasing building performance are two important factors. Energy efficiency is pivotal to energy saving while occupant’s satisfaction is an essential part of building performance, which can be achieved in intelligent buildings. In this paper, we review several issues in intelligent buildings, with respect to the implementation of control system for intelligent buildings via multi-agent systems. Furthermore, we present the MASBO (Multi-Agent System for Building cOntrol) that has been implemented for controlling the building facilities to reach the balancing between energy efficiency and occupant’s comfort. In addition to enhance the MASBO system, the collaboration through negotiation among agents is presented.
multi-agent system, intelligent agents, intelligent buildings, collaborative negotiation
J. Duangsuwan and K. Liu, "Multi-agent Control of Shared Zones in Intelligent Buildings," 2008 International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE 2008)(CSSE), Hubei, 2008, pp. 1238-1241.