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2013 24th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA) (2013)
Los Alamitos, CA, USA
Aug. 26, 2013 to Aug. 30, 2013
ISSN: 1529-4188
ISBN: 978-0-7695-5070-1
pp: 204-208
ABSTRACT
Reducing energy consumption in buildings of all kinds is a key challenge for researchers since it can help to notably reduce the waste of energy and its associated costs. However, when dealing with residential environments, there is a major problem, people comfort should not be altered, so it is necessary to look for smart methods which take into account this circumstance. Traditional techniques have not considered the study of human behavior when providing solutions in this field, but new human-centric paradigms are emerging gradually. We present our research on user behavior concerning electricity consumption in office buildings and residential environments. Our goal consists of inspiring practitioners in this field for developing new human-aware solutions.
INDEX TERMS
smart metering, user behavior, electricity consumption
CITATION

J. Martinez-Gil, B. Freudenthaler and T. Natschlaeger, "Modeling User Behavior through Electricity Consumption Patterns," 2013 24th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications(DEXA), Los Alamitos, CA, USA USA, 2013, pp. 204-208.
doi:10.1109/DEXA.2013.44
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