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Networked Embedded Systems for Energy Management and Buildings

  1. The use of wireless sensor networks in home automation (WSNHA) is attractive due to their characteristics of self-organization, high sensing fidelity, low cost, and potential for rapid deployment. Although the...

    Authors: XiaoHui Li, SeungHo Hong and KangLing Fang
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2011 2011:484690
  2. Automation systems strongly depend on the amount, quality, and richness of their sensor information. For decades, scientists have investigated towards more accurate and cheaper sensors as well as new sensors f...

    Authors: Dietmar Bruckner, Rosemarie Velik and Yoseba Penya
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2011 2011:608423
  3. Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) consist of spatially distributed autonomous sensors to cooperatively monitor physical conditions. Thus, the node battery autonomy is critical. To outperform it, most WSNs rely o...

    Authors: Nicolas Ferry, Sylvain Ducloyer, Nathalie Julien and Dominique Jutel
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2011 2011:242386
  4. The ongoing penetration of building automation by information technology is by far not saturated. Today's systems need not only be reliable and fault tolerant, they also have to regard energy efficiency and fl...

    Authors: Rosemarie Velik, Gerhard Zucker and Dietmar Dietrich
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2010 2011:707410
  5. The wide utilisation of information and communication technologies is hoped to enable a more efficient and sustainable operation of electric power grids. This paper analyses the benefits of smart power grids f...

    Authors: Friederich Kupzog, Thilo Sauter and Klaus Pollhammer
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2010 2011:737543
  6. Embedded systems designers need to verify their design choices to find the proper platform and software that satisfy a given set of requirements. In this context, it is essential to adopt formal-based techniqu...

    Authors: Bruno Nogueira, Paulo Maciel, Eduardo Tavares, Ermeson Andrade, Ricardo Massa, Gustavo Callou and Rodolfo Ferraz
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2010 2011:316510
  7. Smart homes have been viewed with increasing interest by both home owners and the research community in the past few years. One reason for this development is that the use of modern automation technology in th...

    Authors: Christian Reinisch, MarioJ Kofler, FĂ©lix Iglesias and Wolfgang Kastner
    Citation: EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems 2010 2011:104617