A Novel Method to Build a Factor Space for Model Validation

  • Ke FangEmail author
  • Ming Yang
  • Yuchen Zhou
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 946)


Factor space is an indispensable part of the model validation. In order to provide an advantageous method to build factor space for model validation, this paper states the challenging problems of the factor space, and proposes a mathematical model of it. Further based on the model, this paper provides the graphic illustration, the factor decomposition, the credibility aggregation and the model defect tracing of the factor space, which construct a novel method to build a factor space for model validation. Finally, the paper provides a case study of an electromagnetic rail gun model validation to explain the usage of the method.


Model validation Factor space Credibility aggregation Model defect tracing 



The paper was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61374164 and 61627810).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Control and Simulation CenterHarbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina

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