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IFSA-EUSFLAT 2015 : SS on Intelligent Systems for Energy Efficiency


When Jun 30, 2015 - Jul 3, 2015
Where Gijón, Spain
Submission Deadline Jan 16, 2015
Notification Due Mar 16, 2015
Final Version Due Apr 16, 2015
Categories    ambient intelligence   energy   intelligent systems   computer science

Call For Papers

Special Session on Intelligent Systems for Energy Efficiency

(at IFSA-EUSFLAT 2015, Gijon, Spain,

Promoting energy efficiency and saving policies is a high priority objective in most countries. The European Union, for instance, aims at reducing building energy consumption by a 20% by 2020, and a 40% by 2030. A large amount of that consumption is due to residential and commercial buildings, which account for between 20% and 40% of the total. Recent research work in Energy Efficiency exploits the advantages of Intelligent System and Artificial Intelligence techniques, and particularly those focused on uncertainty management, to improve the performance of traditional controllers.
The overall purpose of these approaches is to optimize the required energy by different systems (e.g., lighting, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) while maintaining the comfort. The objective of this special session is henceforth to bring together researchers interested in applying Artificial Intelligence techniques to the Energy Efficiency field. The session is open to contributions generated by researchers from related areas in order to promote interdisciplinary collaborations and cross-fertilization.


- Modelling and analysis of energy data
- Intelligent automation and control systems
- Fault detection diagnosis and analysis
- Predictive energy consumption systems
- Uncertainty management on load forecasts, consumption data...
- Linguistic summarization of load forecasts, consumption data...
- Uncertainty modelling and management in BIMs
- Profiling of consumption time series
- User behaviour estimation
- Smart Buildings

Paper submission
Papers must be submitted through the conference platform, where the name of the session will be specified. The length of the papers will be full papers of 6-8 pages, including results, figures and references in PDF format, and must follow the template specified at the conference web page (
Before submitting, please send to the session organizers a statement of interest including authors, abstract and presenting author of your prospective contribution.

Important Dates:
Submission dates: January 16th, 2015
Notification date: March 16th, 2015
Camera-ready paper: April 16th, 2015
Conference dates June 30th - July 3rd, 2015

For more information, please contact the organizers:
Miguel Molina Solana
Maria Ros Izquierdo
Juan Gomez
María Jose Martin Bautista

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