The Zen of Modeling

An overview of models for analyzing data.

Sid and a model of Sid.

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word ? The plastic model airplanes you used to build? A fashion model? The model of the car you drive? The person who is your role model? But what do any of those things have to do with data analysis? Read on; you’re about to find that data analyses begin and end with models.