An Intelligent Smart Plug with Shared Knowledge Capabilities
AbstractThe massive dissemination of smart devices in current markets provides innovative technologies that can be used in energy management systems. Particularly, smart plugs enable efficient remote monitoring and control capabilities of electrical resources at a low cost. However, smart plugs, besides their enabling capabilities, are not able to acquire and communicate information regarding the resource’s context. This paper proposes the EnAPlug, a new environmental awareness smart plug with knowledge capabilities concerning the context of where and how users utilize a controllable resource. This paper will focus on the abilities to learn and to share knowledge between different EnAPlugs. The EnAPlug is tested in two different case studies where user habits and consumption profiles are learned. A case study for distributed resource optimization is also shown, where a central heater is optimized according to the shared knowledge of five EnAPlugs. View Full-Text
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Gomes, L.; Sousa, F.; Vale, Z. An Intelligent Smart Plug with Shared Knowledge Capabilities. Sensors 2018, 18, 3961.
Gomes L, Sousa F, Vale Z. An Intelligent Smart Plug with Shared Knowledge Capabilities. Sensors. 2018; 18(11):3961.Chicago/Turabian Style
Gomes, Luis; Sousa, Filipe; Vale, Zita. 2018. "An Intelligent Smart Plug with Shared Knowledge Capabilities." Sensors 18, no. 11: 3961.
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