Press Appearances (SESAME-S)

Haus an Nachbarhaus: Brauchst du Sonnenstrom?“, by Wolfgang Knabl, EnergieBlog, 28 November 2012.

 ”SESAME-S Project“, “Wien Heute”, Austrian national TV, Austria, aired: 6 February 2012.

Wohnen Sie energieeffizient?“, „Energy goes ICT“: Smart Energy Services Newsletter der GIT Gesellschaft für Informations- und Kommunikationstechnik im OVE, February 2012.
Also published in the printed magazine issue of e & i – Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Springer Wien, February 2012.

Smart Energy Metering Gets A Semantic Twist“, interview with Anna Fensel, “ – The Voice of Semantic Web Business”, September 2011.

Download the SESAME-S Poster and the SESAME Poster.

Scientific Publications (SESAME and SESAME-S)

Fensel, A., Tomic, S. “SESAME: Semantic Smart Metering – Enablers for Energy Efficiency“. In Proceedings of the Poster and Demonstration Track at the 2nd Future Internet Symposium (FIS’09), 1-3 September 2009, Berlin, Germany (2009).

Tomic, S., Fensel, A., Pellegrini, T. “SESAME Demonstrator: Ontologies, Services and Policies for Energy Efficiency”. In Proceedings of International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS’10), 1-3 September 2010, Graz, Austria, ACM (2010).

Schwanzer, M., Fensel, A. “Energy Consumption Information Services for Smart Home Inhabitants”. In Proceedings of the 3rd Future Internet Symposium (FIS’10), 20-22 September 2010, Berlin, Germany, Springer, LNCS 6369, pp. 78-87 (2010).

Schwanzer, M., 2010. End-User Interfaces for Energy Efficiency Information Services: How to create Energy Awareness in Social Networks, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 104 pages, 26 September 2010.

Kumar, V., Tomic, S., Pellegrini, T., Fensel, A., Mayrhofer, R. “User Created Machine-Readable Policies for Energy Efficiency in Smart Homes”. In Proceedings of the Ubiquitous Computing for Sustainable Energy (UCSE2010) workshop at the 12th ACM International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp’10), 26-29 September 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark (2010).

Tomic, S., Fensel, A., Schwanzer, M., Kojic Veljovic, M., Stefanovic, M. “Semantics for Energy Efficiency in Smart Home Environments”. Applied Semantic Technologies: Using Semantics in Intelligent Information Processing (Eds.: Sugumaran, V. & Gulla, J.A.), Taylor and Francis, 10 August 2011.

Kumar, V. “A semantic policy sharing and adaptation infrastructure for pervasive communities”. In Proceedings of WWW Conference (Companion Volume) 2012, ACM, p. 155-160.

Kumar, V. “A Semantic Policy Sharing Infrastructure for Pervasive Communities”. In Proceedings of Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC) 2012, LNCS Springer, p. 859-863.

Fensel, A., Tomic, S., Kumar, V., Stefanovic, M., Aleshin, S., Novikov, D. “SESAME-S: Semantic Smart Home System for Energy Efficiency”. In Proceedings of D-A-CH Energieinformatik 2012, 5-6 July 2012, Oldenburg, Germany.

Kumar, V., Fensel, A., Lazendic, G., Lehner, U. “Semantic Policy-based Data Management for Energy Efficient Smart Buildings”. In Proceedings of On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2012 Workshops, Springer LNCS 7567, pp. 272-284, 10-14 September 2012, Rome, Italy.

P. Riedl, R. Mayrhofer: “Towards a Practical, Scalable Self-Localization System for Android Phones Based on WLAN Fingerprinting”, Proc. of 32nd Interna-tional Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops (ICDCSW), pp. 98-101, IEEE CS Press, 2012.

R. Findling, R. Mayrhofer: “Towards face unlock: On the difficulty of reliably detecting faces on mobile phones”, Proc. of 10th International Conference on Ad-vances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia (MoMM), ACM, 2012.

Fensel, A., Tomic, S., Kumar, V., Stefanovic, M., Aleshin, S., Novikov, D. “SESAME-S: Semantic Smart Home System for Energy Efficiency”, Informatik-Spektrum, Springer, Vol. 36, Iss. 1, pp. 46-57, December 2012.

PhD thesis of Vikash Kumar “PATNA: Policy Adaptation Technique for Native Applications”, November 2013, University of Linz, Austria.

Kumar, V., Fensel, A., Fröhlich, P. “Context Based Adaptation of Semantic Rules in Smart Buildings”. In Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2013), 2-4 December 2013, Vienna, Austria.

Fensel, A., Kumar, V., Tomic, S.D.K. “End User Interfaces for Energy Efficient Semantically-Enabled Smart Homes”. Energy Efficiency (SCI-indexed journal, 2012 Impact Factor: 1.150), Springer, 2014. ISSN: 1570-646X.


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