RAE Dataset Released!

Today I am pleased to announce the release of a new public dataset called the Rainforest Automation Energy Dataset (RAE). There is an accompanying paper that describes the dataset in detail. Here is a brief summary: Datasets are important for researchers to build models and test how well their machine learning algorithms perform. This paper presents … Continue reading RAE Dataset Released!

Blog rebranding & more…​

It has been a while since I have blogged but today I decided to rebrand my blog to fit more closely to what my research is -- computational sustainability and more specifically non-intrusive load monitoring (NILM). NILM def. tries to discern what appliance are running (and how much they consume) within a building or house just using … Continue reading Blog rebranding & more…​

A competition for energy disaggregation algorithms | Jack Kelly

A message from my good friend and colleague Jack Kelly: Source: A competition for energy disaggregation algorithms | Jack Kelly Now that I've (finally!) submitted my PhD thesis, I can focus on designing and implementing a competition for energy disaggregation algorithms. EDF Energy have kindly given me post-doc funding from now until the end of … Continue reading A competition for energy disaggregation algorithms | Jack Kelly

Disaggregated Homes: Announcing EPRI EU NILM 2016

(Source: Disaggregated Homes: Announcing EPRI EU NILM 2016) We’re pleased to announce that the European Workshop on Non-intrusive Load Monitoring will be held on the 17-18th October 2016 in London, UK. This year’s workshop is a collaborative effort between the organisers of EU NILM 2014 and EU NILM 2015 and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). The aim of the … Continue reading Disaggregated Homes: Announcing EPRI EU NILM 2016

Load Disaggregation Based on Aided Linear Integer Programming

Today I found out that a journal paper I helped co-author with colleagues Md. Zulfiquar Ali Bhotto and Ivan V. Bajić. Titled Load Disaggregation Based on Aided Linear Integer Programming it will be published in journal IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs. Here is the paper abstract: Load disaggregation based on aided linear integer programming (ALIP) is proposed. … Continue reading Load Disaggregation Based on Aided Linear Integer Programming

Electricity, water, and natural gas consumption of a residential house in Canada from 2012 to 2014

Today my latest journal paper was published in Nature's Scientific Data. Titled Electricity, water, and natural gas consumption of a residential house in Canada from 2012 to 2014 it discusses the release of AMPds v2. Thanks to my co-authors Bradley Ellert, Ivan V. Bajic, and Fred Popowich for all their contributions and feedback. Here is the paper … Continue reading Electricity, water, and natural gas consumption of a residential house in Canada from 2012 to 2014

NILM 2016 – Workshop Proceedings

Just an another quick note: I just released the final program and proceedings for NILM 2016. All accepted papers for presentations and posters can now be downloaded and read. The TPC has accepted 13 papers for presentation and will the have a poster session with 11+ posters. George W. Hart (credited as being the founder of NILM research) … Continue reading NILM 2016 – Workshop Proceedings