Authors : Jacob, Maria (2020)The structure of the book The introductory chapter provides a description of the problem, namely, short-term prediction of electric demand on individual level, and motivation behind it. Our focus on peaks is also explained. The two data-sets that are used in Chap. 5 to illustrate the concepts presented in Chaps. 2–4 are described and basic exploratory analysis of two data-sets is presented.