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Table 5 The results from the simulation using the change model 1 for the Kalman filter. The mean of sample means of AGB (t·ha−1) and sample variance estimates, the simulated variance, the bias and the RMSE

From: Benefits of past inventory data as prior information for the current inventory

  MeanEstimated stdSimulated stdBiasRMSE
True128.93    
Current occasionHT128.878.728.6008.60
Model-assisted128.905.315.2405.24
Model-based128.395.125.13−0.545.16
Composite of two occasionsHT118.975.395.66−9.9611.45
Model-assisted119.453.283.80−9.4810.22
Model-based119.543.243.86−9.5910.34
Kalman filterHT128.426.235.86−0.515.88
Model-assisted128.804.504.00−0.134.00
Model-based128.324.373.98−0.614.03