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Smart Sensors in Smart Cities Collaborate for Indoor Air Quality

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This paper presents an example of collaboration between two different air quality monitoring systems, one developed for indoor usage, the other one used in some regions of Italy as an example of citizens’ collaborative work for monitoring the air quality in smart cities. The exchange of information between the two systems (the inner one and the external one) allows making a weighted decision for improving the inner air quality. By evaluating both indoor and outdoor air quality levels, a reasoner decides the best policy to be automatically adopted to improve, or at least not worsen, the indoor air quality.


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This work was carried out in the framework of the SIGS project, co-funded by the Tuscany Region (Italy) under the Regional Implementation Programme for Underutilized Areas Fund (FAR FAS 2007–2013).

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Baronti, P., Barsocchi, P., Ferro, E., Mavilia, F., Piotto, M., Strambini, L. (2020). Smart Sensors in Smart Cities Collaborate for Indoor Air Quality. In: Zamboni, W., Petrone, G. (eds) ELECTRIMACS 2019. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 615. Springer, Cham.

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