An Intelligent Energy-Saving Information Interface Agent with Web Service Techniques

  • Sheng-Yuan Yang
  • Dong-Liang Lee
  • Kune-Yao Chen
  • Chun-Liang Hsu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 253)


This paper focuses on developing an intelligent energy-saving information interface agent system with Web service techniques in cloud environments. This system contains two main portions: an information processing and decision-making platform, and a cloud information interface. The proposed system architecture not only satisfies a lot of interface system designs, but also presents unique functions of interface agents, and then shows that the decision-making precision, system reliability and system validity yield excellent system qualities. In terms of user satisfaction according to Quesenbery and Nielsen, the proposed system can score as high as 73 %.


Web services Cloud interface agents Energy-saving information systems 



The authors would like to thank Hung-Chun Chiang, Ming-Yu Tsai and Guo-Jui Wu for their assistance in system implementation and experiments. This partial work was supported by the National Science Council, ROC, under Grants NSC-101-2221-E-129-001 and NSC-101-2632-E-129-001, and the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, R.O.C., under Grant Skill of Taiwan (1) Word No. 1010046558P.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheng-Yuan Yang
    • 1
  • Dong-Liang Lee
    • 2
  • Kune-Yao Chen
    • 2
  • Chun-Liang Hsu
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Communication EngineeringSt. John’s UniversityNew Taipei CityTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Information ManagementSt. John’s UniversityNew Taipei CityTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringSt. John’s UniversityNew Taipei CityTaiwan, ROC

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