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Modeling and Simulation of Energy Management System for Smart City with the Formalism DEVS: Towards Reducing the Energy Consumption

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 90 - Number 18
Year of Publication: 2014
Abdelfettah Maatoug
Ghalem Belalem
Kadda Mostefaoui

Abdelfettah Maatoug, Ghalem Belalem and Kadda Mostefaoui. Article: Modeling and Simulation of Energy Management System for Smart City with the Formalism DEVS: Towards Reducing the Energy Consumption. International Journal of Computer Applications 90(18):38-43, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Abdelfettah Maatoug and Ghalem Belalem and Kadda Mostefaoui},
	title = {Article: Modeling and Simulation of Energy Management System for Smart City with the Formalism DEVS: Towards Reducing the Energy Consumption},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {90},
	number = {18},
	pages = {38-43},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


A simulation of a dynamic ecosystem such as the smart city can test new concepts for reducing energy consumption. Research related to energy management can be divided into two categories: predictive control (anticipative) and adaptive control (reactive). A new energy management system of a building (BEMS) which is the chosen system to validate treats a long-term anticipative control and introduces a reactive control that adds another level of intelligence to the BEMS. This work is focused on modeling and simulation of this system using the formalism (DEVS). Our motivation is explained by the fact that DEVS is a tool for modeling of discrete event systems and it decomposes the overall system into subsystems in order to facilitate the achievement which is consistent with the characteristics of multilayer architecture of the chosen system.


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