On Sat, 21 Oct 1995, Ben Budiman wrote:
> First I would like to thank our host Mr. Rick Karash for letting me join
> the gathering last September in which I met and got involved in very
> interesting conversations with several people.
You're welcome! For the 95% of the list who missed the party -- it was
terrific. Don't miss the next one!
> At the moment I am doing a special study, just _for kicks_ and credit, on
> system measurability. I'm currently asking myself a question if a certain
> measure of a system really represents the state of the systems as
Hello Ben --
I think that there is a question "for what purpose?" that has to be asked
every time you try to assess whether a measure or a model "really
represents" a system or it's present state.
>From years of working with models, it's clear to me that we have to be
judging appropriateness for a purpose when we try to evaluate any model.
I think the same applies to measures trying to represent the state of a
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