July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Patrick  Barton

Patrick Barton
Lead Instructor, O'Reilly School of Technology


Patrick Barton is an energy scientist/policy analyst with over 20 years experience developing and applying mathematical models to electrical systems, strategic demand-side management, and psychometric analysis. He is currently lead instructor at the O’Reilly School of Technology and a full-course instructor for the Python certificate series.


4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Solve E147/148
Patrick Barton (O'Reilly School of Technology)
This talk addresses improving the ability of hierarchal temporal memory (HTM) to predict electricity demand, helping the algorithm by providing some of the complementarity data streams currently applied to demand analysis, and including some goodness-of-fit metrics that address known characteristics of electric load. Read more.