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LSE Festival 2021 | What are ‘scientific models’, and how much confidence can we place in them?

Nguyen, James and Frigg, Roman (2021) LSE Festival 2021 | What are ‘scientific models’, and how much confidence can we place in them? LSE COVID-19 Blog (10 Feb 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Modelling is vital if we are to control COVID-19, but it is not infallible. James Nguyen (University of London) and Roman Frigg (LSE) explain how epidemiological models work, and the importance of acknowledging the uncertainty inherent in their predictions.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2021 09:12
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109061

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