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Authors: Mathieu Kalksma 1 ; Brian Setz 2 ; Azkario Rizky Pratama 2 ; Ilche Georgievski 3 and Marco Aiello 2

Affiliations: 1 Quintor B.V., Netherlands ; 2 University of Groningen, Netherlands ; 3 Sustainable Buildings, Netherlands

Keyword(s): Appliance Usage Prediction, Energy Consumption Prediction, Sequential Pattern Mining.

Related Ontology Subjects/Areas/Topics: Energy and Economy ; Energy Monitoring ; Energy Profiling and Measurement ; Energy-Aware Systems and Technologies

Abstract: Reducing the energy consumption in buildings and homes can be achieved by predicting how energy-consuming appliances are used, and by discovering their patterns. To mine these patterns, a smart-metering architecture needs to be in place complemented by appropriate data analysis mechanisms. Once the usage patterns are obtained, they can be employed to optimize the way energy from renewable installations, home batteries, and even microgrids is managed. We present an approach and related experiments for mining sequential patterns in appliance usage. In particular, we mine patterns that allow us to perform device usage prediction, energy usage prediction, and device usage prediction with failed sensors. The focus of this work is on the sequential relationships between the state of distinct devices. We use data sets from three existing buildings, of which two are households and one is an office building. The data is used to train our modified Support-Pruned Markov Models which use a relat ive support threshold. Our experiments show the viability of the approach, as we achieve an overall accuracy of 87% in device usage predictions, and up to 99% accuracy for devices that have the strongest sequential relationships. For these devices, the energy usage predictions have an accuracy of around 90%. Predicting device usage with failed sensors is feasible, assuming there is a strong sequential relationship for the devices. (More)


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Kalksma, M.; Setz, B.; Rizky Pratama, A.; Georgievski, I. and Aiello, M. (2018). Mining Sequential Patterns for Appliance Usage Prediction. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - SMARTGREENS, ISBN 978-989-758-292-9; ISSN 2184-4968, pages 23-33. DOI: 10.5220/0006669500230033

author={Mathieu Kalksma. and Brian Setz. and Azkario {Rizky Pratama}. and Ilche Georgievski. and Marco Aiello.},
title={Mining Sequential Patterns for Appliance Usage Prediction},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - SMARTGREENS,},


JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - SMARTGREENS,
TI - Mining Sequential Patterns for Appliance Usage Prediction
SN - 978-989-758-292-9
IS - 2184-4968
AU - Kalksma, M.
AU - Setz, B.
AU - Rizky Pratama, A.
AU - Georgievski, I.
AU - Aiello, M.
PY - 2018
SP - 23
EP - 33
DO - 10.5220/0006669500230033