Investigating the switch continuity principle assumed in Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM)

  • Stephen Makonin
  • Published 2016 in
    2016 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and…


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 time. However, SCP cannot be relied upon 100% of the time, especially when unsupervised NILM is used to guess what appliances might be in a house. This principle breaks… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/CCECE.2016.7726787


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