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Sensitivity analysis in practice : a guide to assessing scientific models

Author: A Saltelli
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2004.
Series: EUR, 20859
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an accessible overview of the current most widely used methods for sensitivity analysis. Opens with a detailed worked example to explain the motivation behind the book. Includes a range of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A Saltelli
ISBN: 0470870931 9780470870938
OCLC Number: 53138568
Description: xi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: A Worked Example --
A simple model --
Modulus version of the simple model --
Six-factor version of the simple model --
The simple model 'by groups' --
The (less) simple correlated-input model --
Global Sensitivity Analysis for Importance Assessment --
What is sensitivity analysis? --
Properties of an ideal sensitivity analysis method --
Defensible settings for sensitivity analysis --
Caveats --
Test Cases --
The jumping man. Applying variance-based methods --
Handling the risk of a financial portfolio: the problem of hedging. Applying Monte Carlo filtering and variance-based methods --
A model of fish population dynamics. Applying the method of Morris --
The Level E model. Radionuclide migration in the geosphere. Applying variance-based methods and Monte Carlo filtering --
Two spheres. Applying variance based methods in estimation/calibration problems --
A chemical experiment. Applying variance based methods in estimation/calibration problems --
An analytical example. Applying the method of Morris --
The Screening Exercise --
The method of Morris --
Implementing the method --
Putting the method to work: an analytical example --
Putting the method to work: sensitivity analysis of a fish population model --
Methods Based on Decomposing the Variance of the Output --
The settings --
Factors Prioritisation Setting --
First-order effects and interactions --
Application of S[subscript i] to Setting 'Factors Prioritisation' --
More on variance decompositions --
Factors Fixing (FF) Setting --
Variance Cutting (VC) Setting.
Series Title: EUR, 20859
Responsibility: Andrea Saltelli [and others].
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"...an interesting and informative book..." (Technometrics, May 2005) "...provides an accessible overview of the most widely used sensitivity analysis methods." (Zentralblatt Math, Vol.1049, 2004) Read more...

 
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