Journal article

A Method for Evaluating Options for Motif Detection in Electricity Meter Data

Ian Dent, Tony Craig, Uwe Aickelin, Tom Rodden

Journal of Data Science | Columbia University, New York | Published : 2018

Abstract

Investigation of household electricity usage patterns, and matching the patterns to behaviours, is an important area of research given the centrality of such patterns in addressing the needs of the electricity industry. Additional knowledge of household behaviours will allow more effective targeting of demand side management (DSM) techniques. This paper addresses the question as to whether a reasonable number of meaningful motifs, that each represent a regular activity within a domestic household, can be identified solely using the household level electricity meter data. Using UK data collected from several hundred households in Spring 2011 monitored at a frequency of five minutes, a proce..

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