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A priori information required for robust synthesis includes a nominal model and a model of uncertainty. The latter is typically in the form of additive exogenous disturbance and plant perturbations with assumed bounds. If these bounds are unknown or too conservative, they have to be estimated from measurement data. In this paper, the problem of errors quantification is considered in the framework of the ℓ1 optimal robust control theory associated with the ℓ∞ signal space. The optimal errors quantification is to find errors bounds that are not falsified by measurement data and provide the minimum value of a given control criterion. For model with unstructured uncertainty entering the system in a linear fractional manner, the optimal errors quantification is reduced to quadratic fractional programming. For system under coprime factor perturbations, the optimal errors quantification is reduced to linear fractional programming.