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Charlotte Werndl: Model selection theory

When:We 14-01-2015 15:15 - 17:00
Where:Room Omega

Lecture by Charlotte Werndl (Salzburg), organized by the Department of Theoretical Philosophy

Climate policy needs to be informed by the results of the best climate models, with respect to the issue at hand. To evaluate climate models, it is essential that the best available methods for confirmation are used. A hotly debated issue on confirmation in climate science (as well as in philosophy) is the requirement of use-novelty (i.e. that data can only confirm models if they have not already been used before, e.g. for calibrating parameters). This paper investigates...(continue reading...)