Robustness of Power Grid Topologies against Centrality-Based Attacks
The power grid infrastructure is of paramount importance to society. Hence many studies have been undertaken to understand the structural properties of power grids to make them resilient. We study the topological robustness of three power grids -- IEEE 300 bus, Western US, and Poland -- against centrality-based targeted attacks on nodes and links. Our results indicate that the impact of attacks varies depending on the graph centrality metric being considered.
A. S. Bhave et al., "Robustness of Power Grid Topologies against Centrality-Based Attacks," Proceedings of the 2016 Resilience Week (2016, Chicago, IL), pp. 115-118, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Aug 2016.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/RWEEK.2016.7573317
2016 Resilience Week, RWS 2016 (2016, Aug. 16-18, Chicago, IL)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Intelligent Systems Center
Keywords and Phrases
Critical infrastructures; Robustness (control systems); Topology; Cascading failures; centrality; Graph centralities; Nodes and links; Power grids; Electric power transmission networks; Interdependent networks; Resilience; Robustness
International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
Article - Conference proceedings
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01 Aug 2016