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Using evidence combination for transformer defect diagnosis

Catterson, V.M. and McArthur, S.D.J. (2006) Using evidence combination for transformer defect diagnosis. International Journal of Innovations in Energy Systems and Power, 1 (1). ISSN 1913-133X

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Abstract

This paper describes a number of methods of evidence combination, and their applicability to the domain of transformer defect diagnosis. It explains how evidence combination fits into an on-line and implemented agent-based condition monitoring system, and the benefits of giving selected agents reflective abilities. Reflection has not previously been deployed in an industrial setting, and theoretical work has been in domains other than power engineering. This paper presents the results of implementing five different methods of evidence combination, showing that reflective techniques give greater accuracy than non-reflective.