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Re: What is a model?

From: Timothy J. Bruce <uniblab_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 17 Apr 2004 17:07:18 -0700
Message-ID: <34519632.0404171607.9f0b279@posting.google.com>


Laconic2 et al:
> "A model is a metaphor". This is a good metaphor for what a model is. But
> it isn't a very good model of a model.
Dang tootin!

> I recently ran across this definition of a model, and I'm in the process of
> digesting it to see if it helps me or not.
>
> http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/ASC/MODEL.html
Too verbose to possibly be accurate. The Relational Model (for example) consists of one sentence and three bullets.

The following is a good place to start: http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/ASC/MODEL.html

I would have wrote less if I had more time, Timothy J. Bruce
uniblab_at_hotmail.com
</RANT> Received on Sat Apr 17 2004 - 19:07:18 CDT

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