Human-Building Interaction (HBI)
This entry defines and provides an overview of an emerging field, namely, human-building interaction, and identifies some of the key multidisciplinary research directions for this new field. It also provides examples of human-building interaction applications for providing personalized thermal comfort-driven systems, applications for allowing for adaptive light switch and blind control, and a framework for enabling social interactions between buildings and their occupants.
KeywordsBuilding automation Intelligent built environments Energy and comfort management Trust in automation Human in the loop control
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