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George Box

Most models are wrong, but some are useful.

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  1. greensmile says:

    I was probably thinkg about models in a very different way when i first posted about them…and looking back at that post, I see I have begun to repeat myself only with footnotes this time around.

    and yes, I have lived to regret “all” or gone back and changed it to “most” many times.

    July 20, 2006 @ 10:30 pm

  2. John Hunter says:

    The quote: “All Models Are Wrong But Some Are Useful

    May 31, 2008 @ 5:17 pm

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