Publications

Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different.

2022

“I do not know”: Quantifying Uncertainty in Neural Network Based Approaches for Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring

Vibhuti Bansal, Rohit Khoiwal, Hetvi Shastri, Haikoo Khandor, Nipun Batra. In ACM Buildsys 2022 [PDF][Github]

Karm Patel, Rishiraj Adhikary, Zeel B Patel, Nipun Batra, Sarath Guttikunda. In ACM SIGCAS/SIGCHI Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies (COMPASS) (COMPASS ‘22) [PDF][Github]

Samachar: Print News Media on Air Pollution in India

Karm Patel, Rishiraj Adhikary, Zeel B Patel, Nipun Batra, Sarath Guttikunda. In ACM SIGCAS/SIGCHI Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies (COMPASS) (COMPASS ‘22) [PDF][Github]

Accurate and Scalable Gaussian Processes for Fine-grained Air Quality Inference

Zeel B Patel, Palak Purohit, Harsh Patel, Shivam Sahni, and Nipun Batra. In: AAAI 2022, Thirty-Sixth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-22).[PDF][Github]

Vastr-GAN: Versatile Apparel Synthesised from Text using a Robust Generative Adversarial Network

Shastri, Hetvi; Lodhavia, Dhruvi; Purohit, Palak; Kaoshik, Ronak; Batra, Nipun. In CODS COMAD 2022.

2021

Vartalaap: what drives #airquality discussions: politics, pollution or pseudo-science?

Rishiraj Adhikary, Zeel B. Patel, Tanmay Srivastava, Nipun Batra, Mayank Singh, Udit Bhatia, and Sarath Guttikunda. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction 5, no. CSCW1 (2021)[PDF]

Neural network approaches and dataset parser for NILM toolkit

Shastri, Hetvi; Batra, Nipun. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation (Buildsys)[PDF]

Exploring Hidden Markov Models

Kukunuri Rithwik, Rishiraj Adhikary, Mahika Om Jaguste, Nipun Batra and Ashish Tendulkar The 4th Workshop on Visualization for AI Explainability (VISxAI’21) [Link]


2020

Active Learning: A Visual Tour

Zeel B Patel, Nipun Batra. In VisXAI workshop at IEEE VIS. [Link]

EdgeNILM: towards NILM on edge devices

Kukunuri, Rithwik, Anup Aglawe, Jainish Chauhan, Kratika Bhagtani, Rohan Patil, Sumit Walia, and Nipun Batra. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation, pp. 90-99. 2020.[PDF]

Exploring Bayesian Optimization.

Apoorv Agnihotri, Nipun Batra In: Distill Journal 2020 [link]

PlantDoc: A Dataset for Visual Plant Disease Detection.

Davinder Singh, Naman Jain, Pranjali Jain, Pratik Kayal, Sudhakar Kumawat, Nipun Batra In: ACM India Joint International Conference on Data Science & Management of Data (CODS-COMAD 2020)[PDF]


2019

Active Collaborative Sensing for Energy Breakdown

Yiling Jia, Nipun Batra, Hongning Wang, Kamin Whitehouse.
In: The 28th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM’2019)[PDF]

Demo Abstract: A demonstration of reproducible state-of-the-art energy disaggregation using NILMTK

Nipun Batra, Rithwik Kukunuri, Ayush Pandey, Raktim Malakar, Rajat Kumar, Odysseas Krystalakos, Mingjun Zhong, Paulo Meira, Oliver Parson.
In: The 6th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation (BuildSys ’19)[PDF]

Towards reproducible state-of-the-art energy disaggregation

Nipun Batra, Rithwik Kukunuri, Ayush Pandey, Raktim Malakar, Rajat Kumar, Odysseas Krystalakos, Mingjun Zhong, Paulo Meira, Oliver Parson.
In: The 6th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Buildings, Cities, and Transportation (BuildSys ’19)[PDF]

A Tree-Structured Neural Network Model for Household Energy Breakdown

Yiling Jia, Nipun Batra, Hongning Wang, Kamin Whitehouse
In: Proceedings of the 2019 World Wide Web Conference (WWW ’19)[PDF]


2018

Rimor: Towards Identifying Anomalous Appliances in Buildings

Haroon Rashid, Nipun Batra, Pushpendra Singh
In: Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Systems for Built Environments (Buildsys 18).[PDF]

Transferring Decomposed Tensors for Scalable Energy Breakdown across Regions

Nipun Batra, Yiling Jia, Hongning Wang, Kamin Whitehouse
In: AAAI 2018, Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-18).[PDF][Github]

2017

Systems and Analytical Techniques Towards Practical Energy Breakdown for Homes

Nipun Batra
In: Ph.D. Thesis.[PDF]

Matrix Factorisation for Scalable Energy Breakdown

Nipun Batra, Hongning Wang, Amarjeet Singh, Kamin Whitehouse.
In: AAAI 2017, Thirty-First AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-17).[PDF][Github][Poster]

2016

Gemello: Creating a Detailed Energy Breakdown from just the Monthly Electricity Bill

Nipun Batra, Amarjeet Singh, Kamin Whitehouse.
In: KDD 2016, 22nd ACM SIGKDD conference on knowledge discovery and data mining.[PDF][Github][Poster][Video]

Exploring The Value of Energy Disaggregation Through Actionable Feedback

Nipun Batra, Amarjeet Singh, Kamin Whitehouse.
In: 3rd International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring.[PDF][Slides][Talk]

Creating a Detailed Energy Breakdown from just the Monthly Electricity Bill

Nipun Batra, Amarjeet Singh, Kamin Whitehouse.
In: 3rd International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring.[PDF][Slides][Talk]

2015

If You Measure It, Can You Improve It? Exploring The Value of Energy Disaggregation.

Nipun Batra, Amarjeet Singh, Kamin Whitehouse.
In: 2nd ACM International Conference on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Built Environments (Buildsys 2015)[PDF][Github][Slides (.key)][Slides (.pdf)]

Non Intrusive Load Monitoring: Systems, Metrics and Use Cases.

Nipun Batra
In: Doctoral Colloqium of the 13th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2015)[PDF][Slides (.key)][Slides (.pdf)][Best presentation award]

Dataport and NILMTK: A Building Data Set Designed for Non-intrusive Load Monitoring

Oliver Parson, Grant Fisher, April Hersey, Nipun Batra, Jack Kelly, Amarjeet Singh, William Knottenbelt, Alex Rogers.
In: 1st International Symposium on Signal Processing Applications in Smart Buildings at 3rd IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Orlando, FL, USA, 14-16 December, 2015. [PDF]

2014

NILMTK v0. 2: A Non-intrusive Load Monitoring Toolkit for Large Scale Data Sets

Jack Kelly, Nipun Batra, Oliver Parson, Haimonti Dutta, William Knottenbelt, Alex Rogers, Amarjeet Singh, Mani Srivastava.
In: First ACM International Conference on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Built Environments (Buildsys 2014)[PDF][Demo notebook][Poster][Best demo award]

Bits and Watts: Improving energy disaggregation performance using power line communication modems

Nipun Batra, Manoj Gulati, Puneet Jain, Kamin Whitehouse, Amarjeet Singh.
In: First ACM International Conference on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Built Environments (Buildsys 2014)[PDF][Poster]

NILMTK: An Open Source Toolkit for Non-intrusive Load Monitoring

Nipun Batra, Jack Kelly, Oliver Parson, Haimonti Dutta, William Knottenbelt, Alex Rogers, Amarjeet Singh, Mani Srivastava
In: 5th International Conference on Future Energy Systems (ACM e-Energy), Cambridge, UK. 2014[PDF][Slides (.pptx)][Slides (.pdf)]

A comparison of non-intrusive load monitoring methods for commercial and residential buildings

Nipun Batra, Oliver Parson, Mario Berges, Amarjeet Singh, Alex Rogers
Tech. report[PDF]

Data Driven Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Nipun Batra, Amarjeet Singh, Pushpendra Singh, Haimonti Dutta, Venkatesh Sarangan, Mani Srivastava
In: PhD. qualifiers report, IIIT Delhi[PDF][Slides (.pdf)]

2013 and before

It’s Different: Insights into home energy consumption in India

Nipun Batra, Manoj Gulati, Amarjeet Singh, Mani Srivastava.
In: 5th ACM Workshop On Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Buildings (Buildsys 2013)[PDF][Github][Dataset][Slides (.pptx)][Slides (.pdf)]

INDiC: Improved Non-Intrusive load monitoring using load Division and Calibration

Nipun Batra, Haimonti Dutta, Amarjeet Singh
In: ICMLA 2013[PDF][Slides (.pptx)][Slides (.pdf)]

Experiences with Occupancy Based Building Management Systems

Nipun Batra, Pandarasamy Arjunan, Amarjeet Singh, Pushpendra Singh
In: ISSNIP 2013[PDF]

SensorAct: A Privacy and Security Aware Federated Middleware for Building Management

Pandarasamy Arjunan, Nipun Batra, Haksoo Choi, Amarjeet Singh, Pushpendra Singh, Mani Srivastava
In: Buildsys 2012[PDF]