Resolution:
## Figure 7.
The trade-off between systematic and random errors in modelling. The number of input parameters is an indicator of model complexity and the sum of
output prediction errors denotes the accuracy of the model with a particular parameter
combination. The dotted line is the total random error introduced by badly estimated
input parameter values, the dashed line is the total systematic error that comes from
using a poor model with too few input parameters and the solid line is the combined
overall error. See the text for more explanations. Note that sloppy parameters can
become stiff and vice versa if the underlying model logic is changed to accommodate
new parameters. All parameters left of the vertical grey line behave in the same simple
linear way as depicted in (A).
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