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Some valid criticisms?

Minnerva’s Miles Logie suggests that existing guidance in model validation is comparatively limited
Minnerva’s Miles Logie suggests that existing guidance in model validation is comparatively limited
Anan Allos, director of transport planning at Scott Wilson
Anan Allos, director of transport planning at Scott Wilson
How well models replicate what is happening in the real world is, unsurprisingly, a key question
How well models replicate what is happening in the real world is, unsurprisingly, a key question
John?Allan, managing consultant at MVA?Consultancy, says that today’s models are far better at complying with Government guidance than their counterparts of five years ago were
John?Allan, managing consultant at MVA?Consultancy, says that today’s models are far better at complying with Government guidance than their counterparts of five years ago were

 

Ask modellers about validation processes and two main complaints soon emerge. Firstly, there is a widespread complaint that, given the importance of the subject, government guidance on validation is comparatively thin on the ground. Secondly, there are also grumbles that what guidance there is tends to be rigidly applied, leaving little scope for the judgement of the experienced modeller.

For example, on the subject of guidance (or the lack of it), Miles Logie from consultant Minnerva, says,...

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