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A real application on non-technical losses detection: the MIDAS Project
The MIDAS project began at 2006 as collaboration between Endesa, Sadiel and the University of Seville. The objective of the MIDAS project is the detection of Non-Technical Losses (NTLs) on power utilities. The NTLs represent ...
Animal Sound Classification using Sequential Classifiers
(ScitePress Digital Library, 2017)
Several authors have shown that the sounds of anurans can be used as an indicator of climate change. But the recording, storage and further processing of a huge number of anuran’s sounds, distributed in time and space, ...
Using Regression Analysis to Identify Patterns of Non-Technical Losses on Power Utilities
A non-technical loss (NTL) is defined as any consumed energy or service which is not billed because of measurement equipment failure or illintentioned and fraudulent manipulation of said equipment. This paper describes new ...
An Expert System to Improve the Energy Efficiency of the Reaction Zone of a Petrochemical Plant
Energy is the most important cost factor in the petrochemical industry. Thus, energy efficiency improvement is an important way to reduce these costs and to increase predictable earnings, especially in times of high ...
An Approach to Detection of Tampering in Water Meters
Meter tampering is defined as a fraudulent manipulation which implies a service that is not billed by a utility company. It is a lack of consumption control for the utility company and a main problem because they represent ...