Encyclopedia of Systems Biology

2013 Edition
| Editors: Werner Dubitzky, Olaf Wolkenhauer, Kwang-Hyun Cho, Hiroki Yokota

Parameter Estimation

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9863-7_1253

Definition

Parameter estimation is the process of identifying values for some or all parameters in a symbolic model from experimental data. Often parameter values are considered adequate if the model with these values reproduces observed data with a good fit, that is, with an acceptable sum of squared errors (SSE).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical EngineeringGeorgia Institute of Technology and Emory UniversityAtlantaUSA