Machine Learning for Power Grid Reliability: Predicting Manhole Events in New York

Presented by Cynthia Rudin --MIT

In this session, Rudin presents innovations in proactive power grid maintenance stemming from a collaboration between Columbia University and Con Edison, NYC's power utility company. She describes the Manhole Events Project, where the goal is to predict electrical failures, including manhole fires and explosions in New York City and the data mining process behind it.

2012 Annual Meeting Presentations -- Innovation in Analytics Award Semi-Finalists