Paper accepted for SmartGridComm’13

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A paper written by Emre Can Kara and Mario Berges in collaboration with Zico Kolter from the School of Computer Science, Tugce Yuksel from Mechanical Engineering, Gabriela Hug and Bruce Krogh from Electrical and Computer Engineering is…


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HVAC Performance Analysis Paper Presented at BuildSys 2012

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Greetings from Toronto. Yesterday, Pine Liu presented our paper on IPAF at BuildSys. IPAF is an integrated performance analysis framework for HVAC systems on which Pine has been working for the past three years. The…


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Our EG-ICE 2012 paper wins best paper award

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A paper co-authored by Dr. Mario Berges and Suman Giri for the EG-ICE 2012 workshop has won the best paper award. The European Group for Intelligent Computing in Engineering: EG-ICE 2012 workshop was held in…


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Our 2012 IEEE SmartGridComm Paper Was Accepted for Publication

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Our paper entitled “Using Smart Devices for System-level Management and Control in the Smart grid: A Reinforcement Learning Framework” has been accepted for publication in the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm)….


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Welcome to the INFERLab Blog

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Hi! We have been working for a few weeks to get this site up and running and we are finally ready to open it up and share it with all of you. A great group…


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Matlab tidbits

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Here’s how you’d implement a low pass butterworth filter in matlab. This has come in very handy. Here’s how you’d add (gaussian white) noise: Matlab can be a real pain when trying to save CSV…


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Some quick things in R

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Part of a revelation I’ve had this past couple of months relates to how different programs are good at doing different things. For instance, R is very intuitive and fast when it comes to doing…


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A Taxonomy for Representing Geospatial Deviations Presented at ASCE Computing 2012

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In ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, Matineh Eybpoosh presented the preliminary results of a study on machine-interpretable evaluation of building information model’s quality. This work is summarizing the motivating case study and literature…


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A Case Study of Laser Scanning Planning Presented at CRC 2012

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Matineh Eybpoosh presented a paper summarizing the lessons learned from a laser scanning project on a 3,500 sq. ft. facility. The paper is entitled “Effects of Planning and Data Collection Approaches on the Quality of…


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New Dataset for Event-Based Electricity Disaggregation Research

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We just received the news that our paper for the 2012 KDD Workshop on Data Mining Applications in Sustainability (SustKDD) has been accepted. In this paper we describe how we collected and processed a week-long…


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