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The following is the list of papers accepted to appear in BuildSys 2012:


- [Short Paper]Weather-Clustering Based Strategy Design for Dynamic Demand Response Building HVAC Control:

Rui Liao (Siemens Corporate Research, USA); Geng Li (Siemens Corporate Research, USA); Shun Miao (Siemens Corporate Research, USA); Yan Lu (Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton NJ, USA); Jianmin Zhu (Rutgers University, USA); Ling Shen (Siemens Corporate Research, USA)


- Designing Cost-Efficient Wireless Sensor/Actuator Networks for Building Control Systems:

Alie El-Din Ali Mady (University College Cork (UCC), Ireland); Gregory Provan (University College Cork, Ireland); Ning Wei (University College Cork, Ireland)


- [Short Paper]Smart Energy Case Study:

Christof Baumann (ETH Zurich, Switzerland); Stephan Holzer (ETH Z├╝rich, Switzerland); Miguel Rodriguez (AIZO, Zurich, Switzerland); Roger Wattenhofer (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)


- TempVote: Participatory Sensing for Efficient Building HVAC Conditioning:

Varick Erickson (University of California, Merced, USA); Alberto Eduardo Cerpa (University of California, Merced, USA)


- Effect of Social Network Type on Building Occupant Energy Use:

Kyle Anderson (University of Michigan, USA); SangHyun Lee (University of Michigan, USA); Carol Menassa (University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA)


- [Short Paper] EarlyOff: Using House Cooling Rates To Save Energy:

Carl Ellis (Lancaster University, United Kingdom); James Scott (Microsoft Research, United Kingdom); Mike Hazas (Lancaster University, United Kingdom); John C. Krumm (Microsoft Research, USA)


- [Short Paper]Towards real-time, fined-grained energy analytics in buildings through mobile phones:

Jorge J Ortiz (University of California, Berkeley, USA); Yongwoo Noh (UC Berkeley, USA); Gavin Saldanha (UC Berkeley, USA); David Su (UC Berkeley, USA); David Culler (University of California, Berkeley, USA)


- Risk-sensitive Plan Execution for Connected Sustainable Home:

Masahiro Ono (Keio University, Japan); Wesley Graybill (None, USA); Brian Williams (MIT, USA)


- SensorAct: A Privacy and Security Aware Federated Middleware for Building Management:

Pandarasamy Arjunan (IIIT Delhi, India); Nipun Batra (IIIT Delhi, India); Haksoo Choi (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Amarjeet Singh (IIIT-Delhi, India); Pushpendra Singh (IIIT Delhi, India); Mani B. Srivastava (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)


- [Short Paper]Low-cost Appliance State Sensing for Energy Disaggregation:

Tianji Wu (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Mani B. Srivastava (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)


- Energy-Aware Meeting Scheduling Algorithms for Smart Buildings:

AAbhinandan Majumdar (Cornell University, USA); David Albonesi (Cornell University, USA); Pradip Bose (IBM, USA)


- Minimizing Intrusiveness in Home Energy Measurement:

David Lachut (University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA); Lazeeb Choudhury (University of San Fancisco, USA); Kevin Moran (University of San Fancisco, USA); Simon Piel (University of San Fancisco, USA); Yucheng Xiong (University of San Fancisco, USA); Nilanjan Banerjee (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA); Sami Rollins (University of San Francisco, USA)


- [Short Paper] A Methodology for Sensor Modeling and Placement Optimization to Support Temperature Monitoring:

Alan McGibney (Nimbus Centre for Embedded Systems Research, Ireland); Marco Geron (Informatics Research Unit for Sustainable Engineering, Ireland); Davide Pusceddu (Cork Institute of Technlogy, Ireland); Susan Rea (Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland); Marcus Martin Keane (National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland); Dirk Pesch (Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland)


- Building the Case For Automated Building Energy Management:

Alan Marchiori (United Technologies Research Center, USA); Qi Han (Colorado School of Mines, USA); William Navidi (Colorado School of Mines, USA); Lieko Earle (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)


- ConcreteCom: A New Communication Paradigm for Building Structural Health Monitoring:

Rong Zheng (University of Houston, USA)


- An Integrated Performance Analysis Framework for HVAC Systems Using Heterogeneous Data Models and Building Automation Systems:

Xuesong Liu (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Burcu Akinci (CMU, USA); Mario Berges (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); James Garrett, Jr. (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)


- Hot Water DJ: Saving Energy by Pre-mixing Hot Water:

Md. Anindya Prodhan (University of Virginia, USA); Kamin Whitehouse (University of Virginia, USA)


- Semi-Automated Modular Modeling of Buildings for Model Predictive Control:

David Sturzenegger (ETH Zurich, Switzerland); Dimitrios Gyalistras (ETH Zurich, Switzerland); Manfred Morari (ETH Zurich, Switzerland); Roy Smith (ETH Zurich, USA)


- Lies, Damn lies and Preferences; a Gaussian Process Model for Ubiqutious Thermal Preference Trials:

DDamien Fay (University College Cork, Ireland); Kenneth N Brown (University College Cork, Ireland); Liam O'Toole (UCC, Ireland)


- Active Actuator Fault Detection and Diagnostics in HVAC Systems:

James Weimer (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), USA); Alireza Ahmadi (KTH, USA); Jose Araujo (KTH, Sweden); Francesca Mele (Frederico II, USA); Dario Papale (Frederico II, Italy); Iman Shames (KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Henrik Sandberg (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden); Karl H. Johansson (KTH, Sweden)


- Creating a room adjacency graph of a building from per-room sensor units:

Carl Ellis (Lancaster University, United Kingdom); James Scott (Microsoft Research, United Kingdom); Ionut Constandache (Duke University, USA); Mike Hazas (Lancaster University, United Kingdom)


- Towards Automatic Classification of Private Households Using Electricity Consumption Data:

Christian Beckel (ETH Zurich, Switzerland); Leyna Sadamori (TU Darmstadt, Germany); Silvia Santini (TU Darmstadt, Germany)


- A Finite State Machine-based Characterization of Building Entities for Monitoring and Control:

Gowtham Bellala (HP Labs, USA); Manish Marwah (HP Labs, USA); Amip Shah (HP Labs, USA); Martin Arlitt (University of Calgary, Canada); Cullen Bash (HP Labs, USA)


- BuildingDepot: An Extensible and Distributed Architecture for Building Data Storage, Access and Sharing:

Yuvraj Agarwal (University of California, San Diego, USA); Rajesh Gupta (University of Calfornia San Deigo, USA); Daisuke Komaki (UCSD, USA); Thomas Weng (University of California, San Diego, USA)


- Building Application Stack (BAS):

Andrew Krioukov (University of California, Berkeley, USA); Gabe Fierro (University of California, Berkeley, USA); Nikita Kitaev (University of California, Berkeley, USA); David Culler (University of California at Berkeley, USA)


- Accurate Real-Time Occupant Energy-Footprinting in Commercial Buildings:

Yun Cheng (Harbin Institute of Technology, P.R. China); Kaifei Chen (UC Berkeley, USA); Ben Zhang (UC Berkeley, USA); Chieh-Jan Mike Liang (Microsoft Research Asia, P.R. China); Xiaofan Jiang (Intel Labs China, USA); Feng Zhao (Microsoft Research, USA)


- MLE+: A Tool for Integrated Design and Deployment of Energy Efficient Building Controls:

Willy Bernal (University of Pennsylvania, USA); Madhur Behl (University of Pennsylvania, USA); Truong Nghiem (University of Pennsylvania, USA); Rahul Mangharam (University of Pennsylvania, USA)


- Toward Adaptive Comfort Management in Office Buildings Using Participatory Sensing for End User Driven Control:

Farrokh Jazizadeh (University of Southern California, USA); Burcin Becerik-Gerber (University of Southern California, USA)







BuildSys 2012

4th ACM Workshop On Embedded Systems

For Energy-Efficiency In Buildings

Toronto, Canada

November 6, 2012

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