Learn More
This paper aims to address two timely energy problems. First, significant low-cost energy reductions can be made in the residential and commercial sectors, but these savings have not been achievable to date. Second, billions of dollars are being spent to install smart meters, yet the energy saving and financial benefits of this infrastructure – without(More)
This paper aims to address two timely energy problems. First, significant low-cost energy reductions can be made in the residential and commercial sectors, but these savings have not been achievable to date. Second, billions of dollars are being spent to install smart meters, yet the energy saving and financial benefits of this infrastructure – without(More)
—This paper presents a novel concept called solar disaggregation. In homes with solar panels, electric utilities are able to meter the net consumption power signals, which measures the difference between whole-home consumption and solar production. Solar disaggregation aims to separate, or " disaggregate " , the production of solar panels from a home's net(More)
This paper proposes an auto-configuration mechanism for a newly attached SDN (Software-defined Networking) switch and intermediate switches in an SDN/non-SDN hybrid network. Automation of initial configuration of SDN switches brings the benefit of reducing the installation costs and maintaining the operational consistency in an enterprise network. However,(More)
An important way to make large training sets is to gather noisy labels from crowds of non experts. We propose a method to aggregate noisy labels collected from a crowd of workers or annotators. Eliciting labels is important in tasks such as judging web search quality and rating products. Our method assumes that labels are generated by a probability(More)
Recognizing user engagement plays an important role in several contemporary vision applications including advertising , healthcare, and e-learning. However, the lack of any publicly available dataset to address this problem severely limits the development of methodologies that can help make progress to address this challenge. In this paper, we introduce(More)
Growing power demand and depletion of conventional energy resources are the predominant reasons for distributed generators (DG) penetration into micro grid. The conventional protection schemes are not suitable for micro grid due to bidirectional power flow. This paper proposes a novel adaptive over current (OC) protection scheme for micro grid. This scheme(More)
To assay the dissolution samples of a drug product from several sources, a simple but broadly applicable analytical method is always desired. For the liquid-filled cyclosporine capsules, while analyzing the dissolution samples, the current compendial and literature HPLC methods have been found to be inadequate to provide satisfactory separation of the drug(More)