The Resource Simplicity, complexity, and modelling, edited by Mike Christie [and others]

Simplicity, complexity, and modelling, edited by Mike Christie [and others]

Label
Simplicity, complexity, and modelling
Title
Simplicity, complexity, and modelling
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mike Christie [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Several points of disagreement exist between different modelling traditions as to whether complex models are always better than simpler models, as to how to combine results from different models and how to propagate model uncertainty into forecasts. This book represents the result of collaboration between scientists from many disciplines to show how these conflicts can be resolved. Key Features: Introduces important concepts in modelling, outlining different traditions in the use of simple and complex modelling in statistics. Provides numerous case studies on complex modelling, such as clima
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
601.1
Index
index present
LC call number
T57.62
LC item number
.S53 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Statistics in practice
Label
Simplicity, complexity, and modelling, edited by Mike Christie [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contributing authors; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 The origins of the SCAM project; 1.2 The scope of modelling in the modern world; 1.3 The different professions and traditions engaged in modelling; 1.4 Different types of models; 1.5 Different purposes for modelling; 1.6 The purpose of the book; 1.7 Overview of the chapters; References; Chapter 2: Statistical model selection; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Explanation or Prediction?; 2.3 Levels of Uncertainty; 2.4 Bias-Variance Trade-Off; 2.5 Statistical Models; 2.6 Model Comparison
Control code
ocn761845567
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119951452
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613283092
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
328309
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36024892
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)761845567
  • pebcs1119951453

Library Locations

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