On the Relative Importance of Input Factors in Mathematical Models

  title={On the Relative Importance of Input Factors in Mathematical Models},
  author={A. Saltelli and S. Tarantola},
  journal={Journal of the American Statistical Association},
  pages={702 - 709}
  • A. Saltelli, S. Tarantola
  • Published 2002
  • Mathematics
  • Journal of the American Statistical Association
  • This article deals with global quantitative sensitivity analysis of the Level E model, a computer code used in safety assessment for nuclear waste disposal. The Level E code has been the subject of two international benchmarks of risk assessment codes and Monte Carlo methods and is well known in the literature. We discuss the Level E model with reference to two different settings. In the first setting, the objective is to find the input factor that drives most of the output variance. In the… CONTINUE READING
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