Partially Specified Ecological Models

@inproceedings{Wood2001PartiallySE,
  title={Partially Specified Ecological Models},
  author={Simon N. Wood},
  year={2001}
}
Models are useful when they are compared with data. Whether this comparison should be qualitative or quantitative depends on circumstances, but in many cases some statistical comparison of model and data is useful and enhances objectivity. Unfortunately, ecological dynamic models tend to contain assumptions and simplifications which enhance tractability… CONTINUE READING