|Models, philosophy, logic: A model is obtained when a logical formula provides true statements by inserting objects instead of the free variables. One problem is the exclusion of unintended models. See also model theory._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Peter Norvig on Models - Dictionary of Arguments
Pariser I 213
Models/Norvig/Pariser: Norvig thesis: All models are wrong and you will be more and more successful without them. (1)
PariserVsNorvig: Machinery can deliver results without models, but people cannot understand them without models.
1. Quoted in: Chris Anderson, »The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete«, Wired, 23. 06. 2008, aufgerufen am 10. 02. 2010, http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/magazine/16-07/pb_theory._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
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