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Journal of Industrial Mathematics
Volume 2016, Article ID 9674387, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9674387
Research Article

Automatic and Noninvasive Indoor Air Quality Control in HVAC Systems

1Struttura di Particolare Rilievo “Valorizzazione della Ricerca”, CNR, 00185 Rome, Italy
2Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo “M. Picone”, CNR, 00185 Rome, Italy
3Dipartimento Scienze di Base e Applicate per l’Ingegneria, Sapienza-Rome University, 00161 Rome, Italy
4Tagliaferri s.r.l., 00191 Rome, Italy

Received 31 March 2016; Accepted 1 June 2016

Academic Editor: Ting Chen

Copyright © 2016 M. C. Basile et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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