In the era of big data, data-driven based classification has become an essential method in smart manufacturing to guide production and optimize inspection. The industrial data obtained in practice is usually time-series data collected by soft sensors, which are highly nonlinear, nonstationary, imbalanced, and noisy. Most existing soft-sensing machine learning models focus on capturing either intra-series temporal dependencies or pre-defined inter-series correlations, while ignoring the correlation between labels as each instance is associated with multiple labels simultaneously. In this paper, we propose a novel graph based soft-sensing neural network (GraSSNet) for multivariate time-series classification of noisy and highly-imbalanced soft-sensing data. The proposed GraSSNet is able to 1) capture the inter-series and intra-series dependencies jointly in the spectral domain; 2) exploit the label correlations by superimposing label graph that built from statistical co-occurrence information; 3) learn features with attention mechanism from both textual and numerical domain; and 4) leverage unlabeled data and mitigate data imbalance by semi-supervised learning. Comparative studies with other commonly used classifiers are carried out on Seagate soft sensing data, and the experimental results validate the competitive performance of our proposed method.
Network Anomaly Detection Based on Tensor Decomposition
The problem of detecting anomalies in time series from network measurements has been widely studied and is a topic of fundamental importance. Many anomaly detection methods are based on packet inspection collected at the network core routers, with consequent disadvantages in terms of computational cost and privacy. We propose an alternative method in which packet header inspection is not needed. The method is based on the extraction of a normal subspace obtained by the tensor decomposition technique considering the correlation between different metrics. We propose a new approach for online tensor decomposition where changes in the normal subspace can be tracked efficiently. Another advantage of our proposal is the interpretability of the obtained models. The flexibility of the method is illustrated by applying it to two distinct examples, both using actual data collected on residential routers.
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