Towards operational validation: Mapping power system inputs to operating conditions

Eran Schweitzer, Ti Xu, Adam B. Birchfield, Anna Scaglione, Thomas J. Overbye, Robert J. Thomas, Zhifang Wang

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Validation is a critical component in the development of synthetic models, which aims to convince a user that a model achieves its claims of realism. While users of power system test cases are primarily interested in operational results, which could be considered outputs, it is more convenient and feasible to control distributions of data inputs, both structural and otherwise. Validation metrics, are therefore generally focused on input rather than operation features. This paper investigates the link between input and output statistics in power system. Better understanding of this relationship allows validation to continue to focus largely on input statistics, while at the same time offering some assurance about operational behavior.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication20th Power Systems Computation Conference, PSCC 2018
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781910963104
StatePublished - Aug 20 2018
Event20th Power Systems Computation Conference, PSCC 2018 - Dublin, Ireland
Duration: Jun 11 2018Jun 15 2018

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Name20th Power Systems Computation Conference, PSCC 2018


Other20th Power Systems Computation Conference, PSCC 2018


  • Model Validation
  • Network Analysis
  • Power System Topology
  • Synthetic Power Systems

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

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