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- Gupta, Hoshin V., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Hydrological sciences journal 2016 v.61 no.1 pp. 1-18
- entropy; hydrologic data; prediction; water resources; watershed hydrology
- ... This paper explores the use of entropy-based measures in catchment hydrology, and provides an importance-weighted numerical descriptor of the flow–duration curve. Although entropy theory is being applied in a wide spectrum of areas (including environmental and water resources), artefacts arising from the discrete, under-sampled and uncertain nature of hydrological data are rarely acknowledged, and ...
- Gupta, Hoshin V., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Hydrological sciences journal 2016 v.61 no.9 pp. 1666-1678
- hydrology; mathematical theory; philosophy; uncertainty
- ... Uncertainty is an epistemological concept in the sense that any meaningful understanding of uncertainty requires a theory of knowledge. Therefore, uncertainty resulting from scientific endeavors can only be properly understood in the context of a well-defined philosophy of science. Our main message here is that much of the discussion about uncertainty in hydrology has lacked grounding in these fou ...