AAHES: A hybrid expert system realization of adaptive autonomy for Smart Grid
Paper i proceeding, 2010

Smart grid expectations objectify the need for optimizing power distribution systems greater than ever. Distribution Automation (DA) is an integral part of the SG solution; however, disregarding human factors in the DA systems can make it more problematic than beneficial. As a consequence, Human-Automation Interaction (HAI) theories can be employed to optimize the DA systems in a human-centered manner. Earlier we introduced a novel framework for the realization of Adaptive Autonomy (AA) concept in the power distribution network using expert systems. This research presents a hybrid expert system for the realization of AA, using both Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) and Logistic Regression (LR) models, referred to as AAHES, respectively. AAHES uses neural networks and logistic regression as an expert system inference engine. This system fuses LR and ANN models' outputs which will results in a progress, comparing to both individual models. The practical list of environmental conditions and superior experts' judgments are used as the expert systems database. Since training samples will affect the expert systems performance, the AAHES is implemented using six different training sets. Finally, the results are interpreted in order to find the best training set. As revealed by the results, the presented AAHES can effectively determine the proper level of automation for changing the performance shaping factors of the HAI systems in the smart grid environment.

Smart grid

Neural network

Human-Automation Interaction (HAI)

Logistic regression

Adaptive autonomy

Power distribution automation

Level of Automation (LOA)

Expert system


A. Fereidunian

Islamic Azad University

M.A. Zamani

University of Tehran

F. Boroomand

Universite Concordia

H.R. Jamalabadi

University of Tehran

H. Lesani

University of Tehran

C. Lucas

University of Tehran

Shahab Torghaban

Chalmers, Energi och miljö, Elkraftteknik

M. Meydani

University of Tehran

IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe, ISGT Europe 2010; Gothenburg; Sweden; 11 October 2010 through 13 October 2010

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