On February 2nd, 2007, there has been a minor update to the BOOT software package. The update addresses a problem with BOOT, which is only relevant when the BOOT software is used for other variables than concentrations. In particular, it was noticed because BOOT is used in the context of the COST action 732, where velocity components are a matter of interest. The Hit Rate component (see below) was updated June 2007.
What's new in the BOOT version from 2007?
- Previously, the value of FA2 (fraction of model results within a fraction of two, as compared to observations) was incorrect if there were negative values for 'observed values' or 'model predictions'. This has been corrected.
- The output format has been changed so there are two decimal places for Mean, High and 2nd high (when F format is used).
How to recognize the BOOT version?
The version of BOOT distributed with the Model Validation Kit produces output with the following label:
OUTPUT OF THE BOOT PROGRAM, LEVEL 10/15/2004
The version of BOOT from February 2007 produces output labelled:
OUTPUT OF THE BOOT PROGRAM, LEVEL 2/2/2007