Risk Identification based on Hidden Semi-Markov Model in Smart Distribution Network

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The smart distribution system is the critical part of the smart grid, which also plays an important role in the safe and reliable operation of the power grid. The self-healing function of smart distribution network will effectively improve the security, reliability and efficiency, reduce the system losses, and promote the development of sustainable energy of the power grid. The risk identification process is the most fundamental and crucial part of risk analysis in the smart distribution network. The risk control strategies will carry out on fully recognizing and understanding of the risk events and the causes. On condition that the risk incidents and their reason are identified, the corresponding qualitative / quantitative risk assessment will be performed based on the influences and ultimately to develop effective control measures. This paper presents the concept and methodology on the risk identification by means of Hidden Semi-Markov Model (HSMM) based on the research of the relationship between the operating characteristics/indexes and the risk state, which provides the theoretical and practical support for the risk assessment and risk control technology.

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F. Chang, W. Sheng, T. Zhang, Y. Zhang and X. Song, "Risk Identification based on Hidden Semi-Markov Model in Smart Distribution Network," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 954-957. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B183.

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