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From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
From   Jon Cryer <"jcr..."@STAT.UIOWA.EDU>, -@hsph.harvard.edu, Find@hsph.harvard.edu, messages@hsph.harvard.edu, by@hsph.harvard.edu, this@hsph.harvard.edu, author@hsph.harvard.edu
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: All models are wrong...
Subject   "All models are wrong..."
Date   Sat, 15 Oct 2005 17:23:45 -0400
Date   Mon, 8 Nov 1993 08:34:00 CST

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The quote "All models are wrong, some models are useful" by George Box,
may be found in his paper "Robustness in the Strategy of Scientific Model
Building," in Lanner and Wilkerson, eds., Robustness in Statistics (NY,
Academic Press, 1979), pp. 201-236.
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The University of Iowa dept. 319-335-0706 \ / Hawkeyes
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Kit Baum, Boston College Economics
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html


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