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What Is a Statistical Model? 1

  title={What Is a Statistical Model? 1},
  author={P. McCullagh},
  • P. McCullagh
  • Published 2002
  • ion. The purpose of abstraction is to incorporate into the mathematics those essential relationships that are taken for granted in the domain of application. Yet that is seldom how it is seen from the outside. In my view, necessity is the mother of abstraction, so there can be no virtue in abstraction for its own sake. It follows that this paper should not have been written had I not judged the need to be clear and the proposed solution reasonably compelling. Unless the information WHAT IS A… CONTINUE READING


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