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The respective relative registration priority that is assigned to each (or one or more) of the plurality of appliances may be based on a prior registration history regarding one or more of the plurality of appliances. The prior registration history may include information regarding one or more appliances that are newly available for registration (e.g., appliances which have not been registered with the appliance control device before). The prior registration history may also include information regarding one or more appliances that had previously registered the appliance control device, but for which such registration has been cancelled. In such aspects, the control unit may be further configured to prefer the newly available appliances by assigning higher relative registration priorities to the appliances that are newly available for registration and lower relative registration priorities to the appliances for which registration has been previously cancelled.

Alternatively, in another aspect the respective relative registration priority assigned to each of the plurality of appliances may be based on a distance or distances of one or more of the plurality of appliances to the appliance control device. In this case, for example, the control unit may be configured to provide higher (or lower) registration priorities to appliances that are closer (or farther) from the appliance control device. In yet other aspects, the respective relative registration priority assigned to each of the plurality of appliances may be based on a combination of a prior registration history regarding one or more of the plurality of appliances and the distance or distances of one or more of the plurality of appliances to the appliance control device.

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    In one aspect, an appliance control device for controlling an operation of a plurality of appliances is provided, where each of the plurality of appliances may be associated with a same (or common) identifier. The appliance control device may include a control unit or controller configured to receive a request to register the appliance control device with any of the plurality of appliances. In response to the request, the control unit may select a first appliance from the plurality of appliances, where the first appliance is selected based on a registration priority assigned to the first appliance relative to the registration priorities assigned to the remaining appliances in the plurality of appliances. Upon selecting the first appliance based on its relative registration priority, the control unit may transmit a registration request to the selected first appliance for registration of the appliance control device with the selected first appliance. Thus, the appliance control device may select and register itself with a particular appliance even though each of the plurality of appliances has the same identifier. In addition, the control unit may be further configured to assign respective relative registration priority to one or more of the plurality of appliances that have the same respective identifier, where the assigned respective relative registration priorities may include the relative registration priority that is assigned to the first appliance.

    In one aspect, the request to register the appliance control device with any of the plurality of appliances may be received based on selection of an aggregate identifier associated with the plurality of appliances. The aggregate identifier associated with the plurality of the appliances may be different than the common identifier with which each of the plurality of appliances identifies itself. In another aspect, the control unit may be further configured to provide an indication of the aggregate identifier to a user. For example, the appliance control device may include display unit. The control unit may provide the indication of the aggregate identifier to the user by displaying the aggregate identifier on the display unit.