‘All models are wrong...’: an introduction to model uncertainty

  title={‘All models are wrong...’: an introduction to model uncertainty},
  author={Ernst C. Wit and Edwin van den Heuvel and Jan-Willem Romeijn},
  journal={Statistica Neerlandica},
In this article, we introduce the concept of model uncertainty. We review the frequentist and Bayesian ideas underlying model selection, which serve as an introduction to the rest of this special issue on ‘All models are wrong...’, a workshop under the same name was held in March 2011 in Groningen to critically examined the field of statistical model selection methods over the past 40 years. We briefly introduce the philosophical debate that is concerned with model selection. We present the… 

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