Análise do roubo de eletricidade e a propagação de sua influência usando redes multiplexadas e heterogêneas

  • Luiz C. Borro CpqD
  • Mayara C. Maioli CPqD
  • Tales F. B. Souza CPFL Energia
  • Daniel C. Pinto CPFL Energia


In developing countries, electricity theft is a common type of non- technical losses (NTL, i.e., losses associated with electricity that is consumed but not billed by some type of anomaly), financially affecting not only distribution system operators (DSO) but also customers. Similarly to frauds in other contexts, there is evidence that electricity theft is highly influenced by social interactions. Here we propose a multiplex and heterogeneous network model to evaluate how social and professional interactions influence on electricity theft. Particularly, by employing a variation of the random walk with restart algorithm we were able to derive a new exposure score for discriminating between fraudsters and regular customers.

Palavras-chave: Análise de redes, perdas não técnicas, propagação de fraudes, detecção de roubos de eletricidade


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BORRO, Luiz C.; MAIOLI, Mayara C.; SOUZA, Tales F. B.; PINTO, Daniel C.. Análise do roubo de eletricidade e a propagação de sua influência usando redes multiplexadas e heterogêneas. In: BRAZILIAN WORKSHOP ON SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS AND MINING (BRASNAM), 8. , 2019, Belém. Anais do VIII Brazilian Workshop on Social Network Analysis and Mining. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, july 2019 . p. 1-11. ISSN 2595-6094. DOI: