Knowledge Discovery from Dynamic Data on a Nonlinear System


A method is presented for performing knowledge discovery on the dynamic data of a nonlinear system. In the proposed approach, a synchronized phasor measurement technique is used to acquire the dynamic data of the nonlinear system and a hyper-rectangular type neural network (HRTNN) is then applied to extract crisp and fuzzy rules with which to estimate the system stability. The effectiveness of the proposed methodology is verified using the dynamic data of a typical real-world nonlinear system, namely an AEP-14 bus, and the extracted rules are relating to the knowledge discovery of the stability levels for the nonlinear system. The discovered relationships among the dynamic data (i.e., the operating state), the extracted rules, and the system stability are confirmed by means of a two-stage confirmatory factor analysis.

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Chang, C. (2015) Knowledge Discovery from Dynamic Data on a Nonlinear System. Open Journal of Applied Sciences, 5, 576-585. doi: 10.4236/ojapps.2015.510056.

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