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Publication Citation: An IEEE 1588 Performance Testing Dashboard for Power Industry Requirements

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Author(s): Julien M. Amelot; YaShian Li-Baboud; Clement Vasseur; Jeffrey Fletcher; Dhananjay Anand; James Moyne;
Title: An IEEE 1588 Performance Testing Dashboard for Power Industry Requirements
Published: September 12, 2011
Abstract: The numerous time synchronization performance requirements in the Smart Grid entails the need for a set of common metrics and test methods to verify the ability of the network system and its components to meet the power industry‰s accuracy, reliability and interoperability criteria for next-generation substations. In order to develop viable test methods, an IEEE 1588 Testbed for the power industry has been established. To ease the testing, monitoring and analysis of the results, a software-based testing dashboard was designed and implemented. The dashboard streamlines the performance testing process by converging multiple tests for accuracy, reliability and interoperability into a single interface. The dashboard enables real-time visualization and analysis of the results. The paper will detail the design and implementation of the IEEE 1588 Power Industry Performance Testing Dashboard as well as an update of the preliminary findings from the testbed.
Proceedings: IEEE International Symposium on Precision Clock Synchronization 2011
Issue: ISSN - 1949-0305
Pages: pp. 132 - 137
Location: Munich, -1
Dates: September 12-16, 2011
Keywords: IEEE 1588;time synchronization; test methods; conformance testing; PMU
Research Areas: Cybersecurity, Software Testing Metrics, Software, Conformance Testing, Measurement Systems, Information Technology