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Multiple-Objective Stepwise Calibration Using Luca

Open-File Report 2006-1323

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Abstract

This report documents Luca (Let us calibrate), a multiple-objective, stepwise, automated procedure for hydrologic model calibration and the associated graphical user interface (GUI). Luca is a wizard-style user-friendly GUI that provides an easy systematic way of building and executing a calibration procedure. The calibration procedure uses the Shuffled Complex Evolution global search algorithm to calibrate any model compiled with the U.S. Geological Survey's Modular Modeling System. This process assures that intermediate and final states of the model are simulated consistently with measured values.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Multiple-Objective Stepwise Calibration Using Luca
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2006-1323
Edition:
Version 1.0
Year Published:
2007
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
iii, 25 p.
Online Only (Y/N):
Y