Application of Fuzzy Logic in Automated Lighting System in a University: A Case Study

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Renuka Mahajan 1

1. Amity University, Noida,U.P. India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 4 Jun. 2015 / Revised: 2 Jul. 2015 / Accepted: 31 Jul. 2015 / Published: 8 Sep. 2015

Index Terms

Fuzzy Set, Fuzzy Logic Controller, Occupancy Sensor, lux (lumen per square meter), Lighting Control, Photo Sensor, Energy saving, Reduced Cost


Applications based on Fuzzy logic use mathematical reasoning to find the solution to the minutest possible fuzzy set that can range anywhere between 0 and 1. In this study, the practical implementation of a fuzzy logic controller for automated lighting was presented as a real case of an Indian university to detect the occupancy in the classroom and maintain the luminance level by sensing the daylight in the room. The result of the experiment indicates that the fuzzy logic control method could reduce wasted hours of lighting in unoccupied classrooms.

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Renuka Mahajan,"Application of Fuzzy Logic in Automated Lighting System in a University: A Case Study", IJEM, vol.5, no.3, pp.11-19, 2015. DOI: 10.5815/ijem.2015.03.02


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