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- Nearing, Grey S.; Gupta, Hoshin V.; Crow, Wade T.; Gong, Wei
- Water Resources Research 2013 v.49 no.4 pp. 2164
- Bayesian theory; simulation models; soil profiles; soil water; uncertainty
- ... Data assimilation is the Bayesian conditioning of uncertain model simulations on observations to reduce uncertainty about model states. In practice, it is common to make simplifying assumptions about the prior and posterior state distributions, and to employ approximations of the likelihood function, which can reduce the efficiency of the filter. We propose metrics that quantify how much of the un ...