# On the Relative Importance of Input Factors in Mathematical Models

@article{Saltelli2002OnTR, title={On the Relative Importance of Input Factors in Mathematical Models}, author={Andrea Saltelli and Stefano Tarantola}, journal={Journal of the American Statistical Association}, year={2002}, volume={97}, pages={702 - 709} }

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…

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