Delay and jitter attacks on hierarchical state estimation. / Baiocco, Alessio; Foglietta, Chiara; Wolthusen, Stephen.

Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications. IEEE Press, 2016. p. 485-490.

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Delay and jitter attacks on hierarchical state estimation. / Baiocco, Alessio; Foglietta, Chiara; Wolthusen, Stephen.

Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications. IEEE Press, 2016. p. 485-490.

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Baiocco, A, Foglietta, C & Wolthusen, S 2016, Delay and jitter attacks on hierarchical state estimation. in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications. IEEE Press, pp. 485-490. https://doi.org/10.1109/SmartGridComm.2015.7436347

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Baiocco, A., Foglietta, C., & Wolthusen, S. (2016). Delay and jitter attacks on hierarchical state estimation. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (pp. 485-490). IEEE Press. https://doi.org/10.1109/SmartGridComm.2015.7436347

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Baiocco A, Foglietta C, Wolthusen S. Delay and jitter attacks on hierarchical state estimation. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications. IEEE Press. 2016. p. 485-490 https://doi.org/10.1109/SmartGridComm.2015.7436347

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Baiocco, Alessio ; Foglietta, Chiara ; Wolthusen, Stephen. / Delay and jitter attacks on hierarchical state estimation. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications. IEEE Press, 2016. pp. 485-490

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