Publications

(2018). Variational BOLT: Approximate Learning in Factorial Hidden Markov Models With Application to Energy Disaggregation. AAAI’18: Proceedings of the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

(2017). Handling imbalance in an extended PLAID. SustainIT 2017, the 5th IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability.

(2017). Poster: COD: A Dataset of Commercial Building Occupancy Traces. Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments.

(2017). Demo: Design and Implementation of a Low-cost Arduino-based High-Frequency AC Waveform Meter Board for the Raspberry Pi. Proceedings of the 4th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments.

(2016). Efficient Inference in Dual-emission FHMM for Energy Disaggregation. Workshops at the Thirtieth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence.

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(2016). Ultrasonic guided wave detection of scatterers on large clad steel plates. Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2016.

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(2016). Optimal Sensor Placement for Urban Heat Risk Response. 13th International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM 13). Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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(2016). BOLT: Energy Disaggregation by Online Binary Matrix Factorization of Current Waveforms. Proceedings of the 3rd ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments.

(2015). Virtual metering of electrical appliances through analysis of data from contactless sensing. 2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).

(2015). Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring: A Power Consumption Based Relaxation. 2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).

(2015). A feasibility study of automated plug-load identification from high-frequency measurements. 2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP).

(2015). Temperature variation effects on sparse representation of guided-waves for damage diagnosis in pipelines. Structural Health Monitoring and Inspection of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure 2015.

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(2015). Nonlinear feature extraction methods for removing temperature effects in multi-mode guided-waves in pipes. Structural Health Monitoring and Inspection of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure 2015.

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(2015). A Data-driven Meta-data Inference Framework for Building Automation Systems. Proceedings of the 2Nd ACM International Conference on Embedded Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments.

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(2014). Modeling Thermostatically Controlled Loads to Engage Households in the Smart Grid: Lessons Learned from Residential Refrigeration Units. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Investigation on the effects of environmental and operational conditions (EOC) on diffuse-field ultrasonic guided-waves in pipes. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Exploratory Study Towards Streamlining the Identification of Sensor Locations Within a Facility. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Anomaly Detection on Piezometer Data Collected from Embankment Dams Using Physical Model-Based Simulation. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE).

(2014). Unsupervised approximate power trace decomposition algorithm. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring.

(2014). A robust baseline removal method for guided wave damage localization. SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring.

(2013). A Moving Horizon State Estimator in the Control of Thermostatically Controlled Loads for Demand Response. Proceedings of the IEEE 4th International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm).

(2013). Novel Techniques For ON and OFF states detection of appliances for Power Estimation in Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring. Proceedings of the The 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC).

(2013). Towards Passive Training for Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring. Proceedings of the 2013 International EG-ICE Workshop on Intelligent Computing.

(2013). Demand Response in Buildings: Engaging Thermostatically Controlled Loads in the Power Grid. Proceedings of the 2013 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering.

(2013). Demo Abstract: A Magnetic Field-based Appliance Metering System. Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks.

(2013). A Magnetic Field-based Appliance Metering System. Proceedings fo the ACM/IEEE 4th International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems.

(2013). Exploring Sequential and Association Rule Mining for Pattern-based Energy Demand Characterization. Proceedings of the 5th ACM Workshop on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Buildings.

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(2012). Using Smart Devices for System-level Management and Control in the Smart Grid: A Reinforcement Learning Framework. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm).

(2012). Event Detection for Non Intrusive Load Monitoring. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON).

(2012). BLUED: A Fully Labeled Public Dataset for Event-Based Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Research. Proceedings of the 2nd KDD Workshop on Data Mining Applications in Sustainability (SustKDD).

(2012). A study on the feasibility of automated data labeling and training using an EMF sensor in NILM platforms. Proceedings of the 2012 International EG-ICE Workshop on Intelligent Computing.

(2012). The Design of a Hardware-software Platform for Long-term Energy Eco-feedback Research. Proceedings of the 4th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (EICS).

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(2012). How Many Appliances does it take to…?. 1st International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring.

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(2011). Unsupervised disaggregation of appliances using aggregated consumption data. The 1st KDD Workshop on Data Mining Applications in Sustainability (SustKDD).

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(2011). Robust adaptive event detection in non-intrusive load monitoring for energy aware smart facilities. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP).

(2011). Poster Abstract: Appliance Classification and Energy Management Using Multi-Modal Sensing. Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Workshop on Embedded Sensing Systems for Energy-Efficiency in Building.

(2011). A time-frequency approach for event detection in non-intrusive load monitoring. Proceedings of the Signal Processing, Sensor Fusion, and Target Recognition XX.

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(2010). Building Commissioning as an Opportunity for Training Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring Algorithms. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC).

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(2010). Leveraging Data From Environmental Sensors to Enhance Electrical Load Disaggregation Algorithms. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering.

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(2010). Contactless sensing of appliance state transitions through variations in electromagnetic fields. Proceedings of the 2nd ACM Workshop on Embedded Sensing Systems for Energy-Efficiency in Building.

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(2010). A system for disaggregating residential electricity consumption by appliance. Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST), 2010 IEEE International Symposium on.

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(2009). Learning systems for electric consumption of buildings. ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering.

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(2008). Cheap and clean energy: Can Brazil get away with that?. IEEE Power and Energy Society 2008 General Meeting: Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, PES.

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