Articles and book chapters | Conference contributions | Theses | Events


Articles and book chapters

  • Wolfgang Kastner and Mario Kofler. ThinkHome: Self-learning buildings of the future. In Smart City: Viennese expertise based on science and research. Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2013, pages 124–132.

  • Wolfgang Kastner and Mario Kofler. ThinkHome: Lernende Gebäude der Zukunft. In smart city: Wiener Know-how aus Wissenschaft und Forschung. Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2013, pages 128–137.

  • Felix Iglesias Vázquez and Wolfgang Kastner. Thermal Comfort Support Application for Smart Home Control. In Paulo Novais, Kasper Hallenborg, Dante I Tapia and Juan Corchado M Rodriguez (eds.). Ambient Intelligence - Software and Applications. Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing series, volume 153, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2012, pages 109-118.

  • Wolfgang Kastner Félix Iglesias Vázquez and Mario Kofler. Holistic smart homes for air quality and thermal comfort. Intelligent Decision Technologies 7(1):23-43, 2013.

  • Mario J Kofler, Christian Reinisch and Wolfgang Kastner. A semantic representation of energy-related information in future smart homes. Energy and Buildings 47(0):169 - 179, 2012.

  • Mario Kofler J Wolfgang Kastner and Christian Reinisch. Wissensrepräsentation für das adaptive Eigenheim im Kontext von Smart Cities. Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik 129(4):286-292, 2012.

  • Christian Reinisch, Mario J. Kofler, Felix Iglesias, and Wolfgang Kastner. ThinkHome: Energy Efficiency in Future Smart Homes. EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems, 2011:18, 2011.

Conference contributions (until 2011)

  • Christian Reinisch, Mario J. Kofler, and Wolfgang Kastner. ThinkHome: A Smart Home as Digital Ecosystem. In Proceedings of 4th IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (DEST '10), pages 256-261, April 2010.
  • Wolfgang Kastner, Mario J. Kofler, and Christian Reinisch. Using AI to Realize Energy Efficient Yet Comfortable Smart Homes. In Proceedings of 8th IEEE International Workshop on Factory Communication Systems (WFCS '10), pages 169-172, May 2010.
  • Mario J. Kofler and Wolfgang Kastner. A Knowledge Base for Energy-Efficient Smart Homes. In Proceedings of the 1st IEEE Interational Energy Conference (ENERGYCON'10), Manama, Bahrain, December 2010.
  • Félix Iglesias Vazquez and Wolfgang Kastner. Usage profiles for sustainable buildings. In Proc. of the 15th IEEE Conference on Emerging Techonologies and Factory Automation (ETFA' 10), pages 1-8, September 2010.
  • Mario J. Kofler, Christian Reinisch, and Wolfgang Kastner. An Intelligent Knowledge Representation of Smart Home Energy Parameters. In Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC '11), Linköping, Sweden, May 2011.
  • Félix Iglesias Vázquez and Wolfgang Kastner. Clustering methods for occupancy prediction in smart home control. In Industrial Electronics (ISIE'11), IEEE International Symposium on, pp. 1321-1328, 27-30 June 2011.
  • Mario J. Kofler and Christian Reinisch and Wolfgang Kastner. A Knowledge Representation for Energy Parameters in Sustainable Smart Homes. In Proceedings of Third International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE '11), 1065-1078, 2011.
  • Félix Iglesias Vázquez, Sergio Cantos Gaceo, Wolfgang Kastner and José A. Montero Morales. Behavioral Profiles for Building Energy Performance Using eXclusive SOM. Engineering Applications of Neural Networks, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, 2011, Volume 363/2011, 31-40.
  • Félix Iglesias Vázquez, Wolfgang Kastner and Christian Reinisch. Impact of user habits in smart home control. Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA), 2011 IEEE 16th Conference on, pp. 1-8, 5-9 Sept. 2011.
  • Félix Iglesias Vázquez, Wolfgang Kastner, Sergio Cantos Gaceo and Christian Reinisch. Electricity load management in smart home control. 12th International IBPSA Conference, Building Simulation 2011, to appear, 14-16 Nov. 2011.
  • Christian Reinisch and Wolfgang Kastner, Agent based Control in the Smart Home, in: Proceedings of 37th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON'11), to be published.


  • Richard Hofer. Untersuchung des Einflusses von Regelungsstrategien auf den Heizwärmebedarf und die operative Raumtemperatur bei unterschiedlichen Gebäudestandards. Master Thesis. 2011.
  • Simon Steyskal. Defining an actor ontology for increasing energy efficiency and user comfort in smart homes. Master Thesis. 2013.
  • Paul Staroch. A Weather Ontology for Predictive Control in Smart Homes. Master Thesis. 2013.
  • Florian Bartl. Modelling a multi agent-system for smart homes. Master Thesis. 2013.
  • Félix Iglesias Vázquez.Smart Home Control Based on Behavioural Profiles. PhD Thesis, 2012.
  • Christian Reinisch. A framework for distributed intelligence for energy efficient operation of smart homes. PhD Thesis, 2012.
  • Mario Kofler. An Ontology as Shared Vocabulary for Distributed Intelligence in Smart Home. PhD Thesis, 2014.

Workshops and Events (until 2010)

  • W. Kastner, M. J. Kofler, C. Reinisch: "Auf dem Weg zu prädiktiven Regelungen im Zweckbau und Heimbereich";
    Vortrag: Technologieworkshop, Wien; 19.11.2010.
  • W. Kastner, W. Granzer, C. Reinisch: "Future Challenges for Building Automation: Wireless and Security"; Vortrag: IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE ‘10), Bari, Italy; 04.07.2010 - 07.07.2010.
  • Vorstellung von TH im Rahmen mehrerer Workshops des Forschungsclusters “Energie und Umwelt” der TU Wien.
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