A DATA MINING METHOD BASED ON THE VARIABILITY OF THE CUSTOMER CONSUMPTION - A Special Application on Electric Utility Companies

Félix Biscarri, Ignacio Monedero, Carlos León, Juán I. Guerrero, Jesús Biscarri, Rocío Millán

Abstract

This paper describes a method proposed in order to recover electrical energy (lost by abnormality or fraud) by means of a data mining analysis based in outliers detection. It provides a general methodology to obtain a list of abnormal users using only the general customer databases as input. The hole input information needed is taken exclusively from the general customers’ database. The data mining method has been successfully applied to detect abnormalities and fraudulencies in customer consumption. We provide a real study and we include a number of abnormal pattern examples.

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Biscarri F., Monedero I., León C., I. Guerrero J., Biscarri J. and Millán R. (2008). A DATA MINING METHOD BASED ON THE VARIABILITY OF THE CUSTOMER CONSUMPTION - A Special Application on Electric Utility Companies . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-37-1, pages 370-374. DOI: 10.5220/0001721103700374


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@conference{iceis08,
author={Félix Biscarri and Ignacio Monedero and Carlos León and Juán I. Guerrero and Jesús Biscarri and Rocío Millán},
title={A DATA MINING METHOD BASED ON THE VARIABILITY OF THE CUSTOMER CONSUMPTION - A Special Application on Electric Utility Companies},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={370-374},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001721103700374},
isbn={978-989-8111-37-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - A DATA MINING METHOD BASED ON THE VARIABILITY OF THE CUSTOMER CONSUMPTION - A Special Application on Electric Utility Companies
SN - 978-989-8111-37-1
AU - Biscarri F.
AU - Monedero I.
AU - León C.
AU - I. Guerrero J.
AU - Biscarri J.
AU - Millán R.
PY - 2008
SP - 370
EP - 374
DO - 10.5220/0001721103700374