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Ranking of CMIP5-based global climate models for India using compromise programming

Raju, K Srinivasa and Sonali, P and Kumar, D Nagesh (2017) Ranking of CMIP5-based global climate models for India using compromise programming. In: THEORETICAL AND APPLIED CLIMATOLOGY, 128 (3-4). pp. 563-574.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00704-015-1721-6


Thirty-six Coupled Model Intercomparison Project-5-based global climate models (GCMs) are explored to evaluate the performance of maximum (T (max)) and minimum (T (min)) temperature simulations for India covering 40 grid points. Three performance indicators used for evaluating GCMs are correlation coefficient (CC), normalised root mean square error (NRMSE) and skill score (SS). Entropy method is applied to compute the weights of the three indicators employed. However, equal weights are also considered as part of sensitivity analysis studies. Compromise programming (CP), a distance-based decision-making technique, is employed to rank the GCMs. Group decision-making approach is used to aggregate the ranking patterns obtained for individual grid points. A simple but effective ensemble approach is also suggested.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copy right for this article belongs to the SPRINGER WIEN, SACHSENPLATZ 4-6, PO BOX 89, A-1201 WIEN, AUSTRIA
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Centre for Earth Sciences
Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
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Date Deposited: 20 May 2017 06:48
Last Modified: 20 May 2017 06:48
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/56943

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