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Trends in sensitivity analysis practice in the last decade

Research paper by Federico Ferretti, Andrea Saltelli, Stefano Tarantola

Indexed on: 14 Mar '16Published on: 02 Mar '16Published in: Science of the Total Environment



Abstract

The majority of published sensitivity analyses (SAs) are either local or one factor-at-a-time (OAT) analyses, relying on unjustified assumptions of model linearity and additivity. Global approaches to sensitivity analyses (GSA) which would obviate these shortcomings, are applied by a minority of researchers.

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