A New Approach for Transient Identification with “Don’t Know” Response Using Neural Networks

  • Antônio C. de A. Mol
  • Aquilino S. Martinez
  • Roberto Schirru
Part of the Power Systems book series (POWSYS)


In the last years, many different approaches based on neural network (NN) have been proposed for transient identification in nuclear power plants (NPPS). Some of them focus the dynamic identification using recurrent neural networks, however, they are not able to deal with unrecognized transients. Other kind of solution uses competitive learning in order to allow the “don’t know” response. In this case, dynamic features are not well represented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antônio C. de A. Mol
    • 1
  • Aquilino S. Martinez
    • 2
  • Roberto Schirru
    • 2
  1. 1.Divisão de Confiabilidade Humana — Instituto de Engenharia NuclearCNENRio de JaneiroBrasil
  2. 2.COPPE/UFRJ — CaixaRio de JaneiroBrasil

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