Journal article

Parameter inference in dynamical systems with co-dimension 1 bifurcations

Elisabeth Roesch, Michael PH Stumpf

Royal Society Open Science | ROYAL SOC | Published : 2019


Dynamical systems with intricate behaviour are all-pervasive in biology. Many of the most interesting biological processes indicate the presence of bifurcations, i.e. phenomena where a small change in a system parameter causes qualitatively different behaviour. Bifurcation theory has become a rich field of research in its own right and evaluating the bifurcation behaviour of a given dynamical system can be challenging. An even greater challenge, however, is to learn the bifurcation structure of dynamical systems from data, where the precise model structure is not known. Here, we study one aspects of this problem: the practical implications that the presence of bifurcations has on our ability..

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University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Volkswagen Foundation

Funding Acknowledgements

E.R. acknowledges financial support through a University of Melbourne PhD scholarship; M.P.H.S. acknowledges funding from the University of Melbourne DVCR Fund, and the Volkswagen Foundation (A122656).