Model Assumptions

Model Assumptions

Before the start of the 2021 6 Nations Rugby, a supercomputer predicted England would win the Grand Slam and Wales would have a dismal few weeks. As we shall see, the reality was somewhat different.

Whilst rugby is – for some – a trivial matter, statistical and computer models of everyday situations have a regular impact on decisions which affect our lives.

So what exactly is a model and how good is it for predicting real life?

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Model Assumptions
byRob Rowlands Research

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