Application of Hybrid Agents to Smart Energy Management of a Prosumer Node

  • Pasquale CaianielloEmail author
  • Stefania Costantini
  • Giovanni De Gasperis
  • Niva Florio
  • Federico Gobbo
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 217)


In this paper we propose an intelligent control scheme based on a multiagent system composed of two main components: a logical planner and forecaster obtained by machine learning techniques. The chosen benchmark application lays in the field of smart energy management, were we consider the concept of a prosumer node. We discuss a case-study where a simplified multi-agent system is applied to the supervision of an air conditioner, leading to an energy saving of about 17%.


hybrid agents energy management prosumer node 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pasquale Caianiello
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stefania Costantini
    • 1
  • Giovanni De Gasperis
    • 1
  • Niva Florio
    • 1
  • Federico Gobbo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Engineering, Computer Science and MathematicsUniversity of L’AquilaL’AquilaItaly

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