An Interactive Tool to Investigate the Inference Performance of Network Dynamics From Data

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Network structure plays a significant role in determining the performance of network inference tasks. An interactive tool to study the dependence of network topology on estimation performance was developed. The tool allows end-users to easily create and modify network structures and observe the performance of pole estimation measured by Cramer-Rao bounds. The tool also automatically suggests the best measurement locations to maximize estimation performance, and thus finds its broad applications on the optimal design of data collection experiments. Finally, a series of theoretical results that explicitly connect subsets of network structures with inference performance are obtained.

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Veenadhar, Katragadda August 2012.

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Network structure plays a significant role in determining the performance of network inference tasks. An interactive tool to study the dependence of network topology on estimation performance was developed. The tool allows end-users to easily create and modify network structures and observe the performance of pole estimation measured by Cramer-Rao bounds. The tool also automatically suggests the best measurement locations to maximize estimation performance, and thus finds its broad applications on the optimal design of data collection experiments. Finally, a series of theoretical results that explicitly connect subsets of network structures with inference performance are obtained.

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Veenadhar, Katragadda. An Interactive Tool to Investigate the Inference Performance of Network Dynamics From Data, thesis, August 2012; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc149617/: accessed October 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .