This paper is focuses on modulating a shared resource, power demand on the electricity grid, among intelligent agents charged with modulating residential HVAC systems. We discuss the use of synchronized control actuation signals (PWM) to simplify scarce resource auctions for control of a network of intelligent home agents. By synchronizing the actuation signal with the auction times, identification and prediction becomes simpler, and modulation of the shared resource is as easy as adjusting the saturation limits of the controller. We show results through simulation.
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PWM Synchronization for Intelligent Agent Scarce Resource Auction
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Burke, W, & Auslander, D. "PWM Synchronization for Intelligent Agent Scarce Resource Auction." Proceedings of the ASME 2009 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference. ASME 2009 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Volume 2. Hollywood, California, USA. October 12–14, 2009. pp. 451-456. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/DSCC2009-2689
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