In 2011, Alexandre Moreira presents his undergrad dissertation on Robust Optimization Approach for the Network-Constrained Unit Commitment Problem with n-K Security Criterion. This is the first work that introduces the concept of two-stage or adjustable robust optimization in power system operation.
[Download undergrad dissertation]: Alexandre Moreira undergrad dissertation presented at PUC-Rio, Electrical Engineering Department (2011)
The mathematical model and results were presented in ISMP 2012 – Berlin
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Finally, the full work was published in the Transactions on Power Systems in 2013
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