I am a regular reader of the AOK-Forum list hosted on Yahoo! A recent post had links to a series of fascinating diagrams. One of them had a list of features that one should consider in constructing a model and thus help us to make sense of the world. George Box, the industrial statistician, is credited with the quote ‘all models are wrong, some are useful’. The characteristics of a good model contained in the link should help us to make our models more useful.
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