Sanchez-Sinencio, Edgar Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
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A property of a system, or part of a system, that indicates how the system reacts to stimuli. The stimuli can be external (that is, an input signal) or a change in an element in the system. Thus, sensitivity can be interpreted as a measure of the variation in some behavior characteristic of the system that is caused by some change in the original value of one or more of the elements of the system.
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