NILM 2016 – Workshop Program

Just a quick note: The program for NILM 2016 has now been posted at http://nilmworkshop.org/2016/NILM2016_Program.pdf. The TPC has accepted 13 papers for presentation and will the have a poster session with 12+ posters. George W. Hart (credited as being the founder of NILM research) and Lyn Bartram (world renowned eco-visualization researcher) will be our keynote speakers. The 3rd … Continue reading NILM 2016 – Workshop Program

SFU Postdoc Research Day to showcase cutting-edge research & technology

SFU's Postdoc Research Day to showcase cutting-edge research & technology  SFU postdoctoral fellows are inventors, philosophers, writers, scientists, teachers, engineers and designers. To celebrate their accomplishments, SFU will host Postdoc Research day on March 31 at the Burnaby campus. It’s a full day of conversation, networking and discovery with postdocs who are changing the world. SFU alumna Jennifer Gardy, … Continue reading SFU Postdoc Research Day to showcase cutting-edge research & technology

Investigating the Switch Continuity Principle Assumed in Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM)

My paper about the Switch Continuity Principle in NILM has been accepted at the 29th Annual IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2016). Here is the abstract: Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM) researchers have always assumed the switch continuity principle (SCP), which assumes that only one appliance ever changes state at any given point in … Continue reading Investigating the Switch Continuity Principle Assumed in Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM)

NILM 2016 – Submit Your Paper & Register

The 3rd International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM) will be held in Vancouver, Canada from May 14 to 15, 2016. This year's venue will be the beautiful mountain top campus of Simon Fraser University (SFU) which is located in the neighbouring municipality of Burnaby. Last workshop was held June/ 2014 at the University of … Continue reading NILM 2016 – Submit Your Paper & Register

3rd Int’l Workshop on NILM — SAVE THE DATE!

*** SAVE THE DATE *** The 3rd International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM) will be held in Vancouver, Canada from May 14 to 15, 2016. The venue for the workshop is still under consideration. Last workshop was held June/2014 at the University of Texas, Austin, in Austin, TX.   The agenda for the workshop is still being defined and website … Continue reading 3rd Int’l Workshop on NILM — SAVE THE DATE!

Exploiting HMM Sparsity to Perform Online Real-Time Nonintrusive Load Monitoring (NILM)

Today, I learnt that my journal paper was accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (TSG) wich has an impact factor of 4.25. Co-authors were Fred Popowich, Ivan V. Bajic, Bob Gill, and Lyn Bartram. This paper is an expansion of my PhD thesis which and discusses an improved HMM-based NILM algorithm. Here is … Continue reading Exploiting HMM Sparsity to Perform Online Real-Time Nonintrusive Load Monitoring (NILM)

Appliance Water Disaggregation via Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM)

Last week, I learnt that a paper Bradley Ellert, myself, and Fred Popowich wrote was accepted for presentation at the EAI International Conference on Big Data and Analytics for Smart Cities in Toronto October 13 to 14. Here is the abstract: The world's fresh water supply is rapidly dwindling. Informing homeowners of their water use patterns can … Continue reading Appliance Water Disaggregation via Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM)