INCLUSION OF TEMPORAL DATABASES WITH INDUSTRY FOUNDATION CLASSES - A Basis for Adaptable Intelligent Buildings

Hubert Grzybek, Stephen Gulliver, Zhuotao Huang

Abstract

Current ‘intelligent’ buildings (IB) lack the crucial requirement of being adaptable. Without being dynamic and adaptable, buildings can only be called ‘responsive’ or ‘automated’, and therefore continue to perform sub-optimally due to their reliance on manual calibration and inability to automatically recognise patterns in building usage. It is proposed that the development of an open, dynamic and temporal building model will alleviate many of these problems. This will facilitate IB software to automatically and continuously re-calibrate itself in order to achieve personalised occupant, environmental and energy consumption goals. The aim of this paper is to examine the main standards and technologies that are currently used in the field of intelligent buildings, and highlight deficiencies in their ability to support adaptable intelligence. In addition we propose a novel solution and prototype, combining IFC and temporal database theory, in order to discuss the implications and application of practical deployment.

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Grzybek H., Gulliver S. and Huang Z. (2010). INCLUSION OF TEMPORAL DATABASES WITH INDUSTRY FOUNDATION CLASSES - A Basis for Adaptable Intelligent Buildings . In Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO, ISBN 978-989-8425-26-3, pages 24-31. DOI: 10.5220/0003259000240031


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iciso10,
author={Hubert Grzybek and Stephen Gulliver and Zhuotao Huang},
title={INCLUSION OF TEMPORAL DATABASES WITH INDUSTRY FOUNDATION CLASSES - A Basis for Adaptable Intelligent Buildings},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO,},
year={2010},
pages={24-31},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003259000240031},
isbn={978-989-8425-26-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO,
TI - INCLUSION OF TEMPORAL DATABASES WITH INDUSTRY FOUNDATION CLASSES - A Basis for Adaptable Intelligent Buildings
SN - 978-989-8425-26-3
AU - Grzybek H.
AU - Gulliver S.
AU - Huang Z.
PY - 2010
SP - 24
EP - 31
DO - 10.5220/0003259000240031