Uncertainty Future

It has been many, many years since I last wrote non-technical prose. But somehow today, I was inspired to write. I have included a photo from my SFU office window’s view at 9:30am this morning. I hope you enjoy reading it. Uncertainty Future Atop, up high, the mountain of higher learning, I gaze out the window at the view…

BC Hydro Collaboration on Disaggregation

I presented my thesis research and load disaggregation system to a group of people at BC Hydro today. This group was well versed in the area of disaggregation and even had implemented and tested Hart’s original algorithm. My presentation was well received and it looks like there will be some good collaboration opportunities. I will get a change to test…

Cognitive Radio Technology: System Evolution

I just learnt that a paper that I helped co-author (with Joanna Wallace, Kyle Richardson and Bob Gill) titled “Cognitive Radio Technology: System Evolution” was accepted at the 4th International Conference On Wireless Networks and Embedded Systems (WECON) at Chitkara University in India from March 20–21, 2015. Here is the paper abstract: Cognitive Radio is a novel method of radio communication which enables more…

NILM performance evaluation code released

Today I have publicly released the functions used to measure the accuracy performance in my journal paper Nonintrusive load monitoring (NILM) performance evaluation: A unified approach for accuracy reporting in Springer’s Energy Efficiency Journal (DOI 10.1007/s12053-014-9306-2). The Python 3 code is available in my GitHub repository.