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Communicating Process Architectures (CPA)
 Title: Evaluating An Emergent Behaviour Algorithm for Energy Conservation in Lighting Systems Using JCSP
 Conference: Communicating Process Architectures 2011
 Authors: Anna Magdalena Koseka, Aly Syedb, Jon Kerridgec
(a) Risø DTU National Laboratory of Sustainable Energy
(b) NXP Semiconductors
(c) School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University
 Abstract: Since the invention of the light bulb, artificial light is accompanying people all around the world every day and night. As the light bulb itself evolved a lot through years, light control systems are still switch-based and require users to make most of the decisions about its behaviour. This paper presents an algorithm for emergent behaviour in a lighting system to achieve stable, user defined light level, while saving energy. The algorithm employs a parallel design and was tested using JCSP. 
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