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Parameter Estimation in Size/Age Structured Population Models Using the Moving Finite Element Method

  • Gabriel Dimitriu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2542)

Abstract

We consider the problem of estimating variable parameters in models describing the evolution in time of populations in which individual size or age are taken into account. Our approach uses a Galerkin technique on a non uniform and time dependent grid for the numerical solution of the equation. A moving finite element method which combines the method of characteristics with finite element techniques is applied. Numerical results to an example problem are presented.

Keywords

Parameter Estimation Problem Linear Spline Structure Population Model Dimensional Linear Subspace Galerkin Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gabriel Dimitriu
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and InformaticsUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of PharmacyIasiRomania

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