Corpus ID: 113679734

On Complaints About Applying Models Effectively

  title={On Complaints About Applying Models Effectively},
  author={William Orchard-Hays},
There is a growing dissatisfaction in many quarters with the use of mathematical modeling, and skepticism about its effectiveness, particularly with large-scale models. In the past two to three months alone, this has been brought to my attention in at least six instances, some forcefully. I believe this is an extremely serious matter. Despite impressive prestige and far-ranging efforts in an almost unbelievable number of places, systems analysis is never its own sponsor. During the past… Expand