James H. Bigelow

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A metamodel is a relatively small, simple model that approximate the " behavior " of a large, complex model. A common way to develop a metamodel is to generate " data " from a number of large-model runs and to then use off-the-shelf statistical methods without attempting to understand the model's internal workings. It is much preferable, in some problems,(More)
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RAND is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND ® is a registered trademark. Assessing costs and benefits of early childhood intervention programs : overview and applications to the Starting Early Starting Smart program / Lynn A. Karoly ... [et al.]. p. cm. " MR-1336-CFP " —T.p., v. 1. "(More)
Exploratory analysis uses a low-resolution model for broad survey work. High-resolution simulation can sometimes be used to inform development and calibration of such a model. This paper is a case history of such an effort. The problem at issue was characterizing the effectiveness, in interdicting an invading army, of long-range precision fires. After(More)
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  • 2015
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