LikelihoodProfiler is a Julia package for practical identifiability analysis and confidence intervals evaluation.
Author insysbio
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October 2018


Documentation Build status Coverage Status GitHub release GitHub license DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008495

LikelihoodProfiler is a Julia language package for identifiability analysis and confidence intervals estimation.

See documentation.

Use cases

Notebooks with use cases can be found in a separate repository:

Case Ref
PK model with saturation in elimination Binder
Local optim methods comparison Binder
TGF-β Signaling Pathway Model Binder
SIR Model. A simple model used as an exercise in identifiability analysis. Binder
Cancer Taxol Treatment Model Binder
STAT5 Dimerization Model Binder


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(v1.7) pkg> add LikelihoodProfiler

Quick start

using LikelihoodProfiler

# testing profile function
f(x) = 5.0 + (x[1]-3.0)^2 + (x[1]-x[2]-1.0)^2 + 0*x[3]^2

# Calculate parameters intervals for first parameter component, x[1]
res_1 = get_interval(
  [3., 2., 2.1], # starting point
  1,             # parameter component to analyze
  f,             # profile function
  :LIN_EXTRAPOL; # method
  loss_crit = 9. # critical level of loss function

# Plot parameter profile x[1]
using Plots

Plot Linear


MIT Public license

How to cite

Borisov I, Metelkin E (2020) Confidence intervals by constrained optimization—An algorithm and software package for practical identifiability analysis in systems biology. PLoS Comput Biol 16(12): e1008495.


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