Simulating Human Activities to Investigate Household Energy Consumption

Édouard Amouroux, Thomas Huraux, François Sempé, Nicolas Sabouret, Yvon Haradji


This paper presents a multi-agent model and simulator for the investigation of inhabitants’ behaviour in relation with energy consumption in a household, at a fine-grain level. We present the meta-model that allows non-computer specialists to define the household activities, and the SMACH simulator that helps specialists analyse behaviour and manage and control energy consumption. We illustrate on concrete example scenarios how the system’s adaptation mechanisms allow us to outline behavioural patterns.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Amouroux É., Huraux T., Sempé F., Sabouret N. and Haradji Y. (2013). Simulating Human Activities to Investigate Household Energy Consumption . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8565-39-6, pages 71-80. DOI: 10.5220/0004225100710080

in Bibtex Style

author={Édouard Amouroux and Thomas Huraux and François Sempé and Nicolas Sabouret and Yvon Haradji},
title={Simulating Human Activities to Investigate Household Energy Consumption},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - Simulating Human Activities to Investigate Household Energy Consumption
SN - 978-989-8565-39-6
AU - Amouroux É.
AU - Huraux T.
AU - Sempé F.
AU - Sabouret N.
AU - Haradji Y.
PY - 2013
SP - 71
EP - 80
DO - 10.5220/0004225100710080