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An Overview of Artificial Intelligence-Based Methods for Building Energy Systems

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Moncef Krarti

Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 90309-0428e-mail: krarti@colorado.edu

J. Sol. Energy Eng 125(3), 331-342 (Aug 04, 2003) (12 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1592186 History: Received January 01, 2003; Revised March 01, 2003; Online August 04, 2003
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Neural network schematic diagram. The hidden layers are those interposed between the inputs and the output.
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Typical configuration for a rule-based fuzzy logic model
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A flowchart for a typical genetic algorithm
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NN-prediction for ambient temperation in Denver, CO
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Time-series NN-prediction for ambient temperature during 15 days in Denver, CO
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NN-prediction of utility electrical load for a Monday day-type
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NN-prediction of a utility electrical load for a Tuesday day-type
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NN-prediction of utility electrical load for a Friday day-type
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Predictions of effective U-values for all basement insulation configurations, for a) annual mean, b) annual amplitude obtained from NN-based method compared to those from the ITPE solution 50
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NN-based optimal control strategy for a typical office under strong price incentive 10
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A Fuzzy model-based fault detection and diagnosis approach developed by Ngo and Dexter 65

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