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In this chapter the relevance of nonlinear system identification is discussed. Standard problems whose solutions typically rely heavily on the use of models are introduced in Sects. 1.1. Section 1.2 presents and analyzes the various tasks that have to be carried out in order to solve a nonlinear system identification problem. Several modeling paradigms are reviewed in Sect. 1.3. Section 1.4 characterizes the purpose of this book and gives an outline with some reading suggestions. Finally, a few terminological issues are addressed in Sect. 1.5.

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Nelles, O. (2001). Introduction. In: Nonlinear System Identification. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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