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Table 5 Description of the chosen methods

From: Empowering the selection of demand response methods in smart homes: development of a decision support framework

Classification Method Procedure
Direct Control Max Greedy Start Take maximum/minimum load
02  Search the cheapest place for the load
03   Calculate consumption – generation
Direct Control Min Greedy 04   Find lowest result
05  Place the load at this place
End Take the next load and start again
Transactional Control MAS with comm. Start Select agent and hand over consumption plan
02   Agent places its loads (Max Knapsack)
03   Agent commits overall consumption plan
End Select next agent
Autonomous Control MAS without comm. All agents place their loads simultaneously
Agents commit individual consumption plans