A detailed search for the optimum values of the parameters of the Boughton model is described. The Simplex and Davidon optimization methods were used. Rapid initial reductions in the objective function were readily achieved, but the solutions approached several widely different apparent optima. Alternate use of different optimization methods and numerical and algebraic studies enabled considerable further progress to be made in the search. Much information was obtained on various aspects of parameter optimization. These include interdependence and indifference of parameters, the form of the response surface and the occurrence of discontinuities, the required length of the ‘warm‐up’ period for different types of stores, and the effects of using different types of objective functions. As typical stores were analyzed and the only basic assumption involved was that the data contained errors, the findings should apply to most watershed models.
Water Resources Research – Wiley
Published: Jun 1, 1976
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