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Computer Science and Engineering Department

The University of Texas at Arlington


MavHome: An Intelligent Home
Environment

Participants

Diane Cook

Sharma Chakravarthy

Sajal Das

Piotr Gmystraciewicz

Larry Holder

Manfred Huber

Farhad Kamangar

Ramesh Yerraballi

Motivations

Unified project incorporating varied AI
techniques

High visibility

Possible commercial implications

Smart House

Face recognition,
automated door entry

Smart sprinklers

Lighting control

Door/lock controllers,

Surveillance system

Robot vacuum cleaner

Robot lawnmower

Intelligent appliances

Climate control

Intelligent Entertainment

Automated blinds

Remote site monitoring and control

Assistance for disabilities

State of the Art

Resource rich

Software poor (no communication, no adaptability)

MavHome

UTA Project Unique


Focus on entire home

House perceives and acts


Sensors


Controllers for devices


Connections to the mobile user and Internet

House optimizes goal function


Maximize inhabitant comfort


Minimize cost


Maximize user productivity


Maximize security

Projects

CSE Projects


MavHome Agent Design (Piotr Gmytrasiewicz, Manfred Huber)


Predicting inhabitant and house behaviors (Diane Cook, Larry
Holder)


Robot assistance (Manfred Huber, Diane Cook)


Multi
-
agent communication (Piotr Gmytrasiewicz)


Web monitoring and control (Farhad Kamangar)


Distributed sensor fusion (Farhad Kamangar)


Database monitoring (Sharma Chakravarthy)


Multimedia traffic for entertainment and security (Ramesh
Yerraballi)


Intelligent routing, mobility prediction (Sajal Das)

Cross
-
Disciplinary Projects


Smart materials and structures (Civil Engineering)


Nano structures (Electrical Engineering)


Device communication (Telcordia Technologies)

Predicting User Actions

Sequence learning


(state, action) frequencies


Frequencies + history length


MDP learning

Other factors


Time of day


Weather, health, mood, device states

Proposed MavHome Site

MavHome

First Floor

Second Floor

MavHome Layout

UTA Design


School of Architecture


Faculty/student designs compete

First floor showcases
technologies


Hold receptions and meetings


Regular visitor hours


Webcams and virtual Internet
tours

Second floor used for classes,
research, and seminars

Sources of Funding

NSF ITR proposal pending, $5M

Texas ATP forthcoming, $200k

NIH (assistance for people with disabilities), DARPA
(military applications) to be contacted

David Yates


Builder of the Intelligent Home of Tomorrow at the State Fair


Will contribute house

AT&T, contribute networking and cash

Nortel, $100k to Das for research

Friendly Robotics, robot donation

Motorola, Nokia, Dallas Semiconductor interested