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Re: Solve exact problem with approx solution, or solve approx problem with exact solution
Posted:
May 16, 2006 1:02 PM


Jerry Dallal wrote: > datamatter@gmail.com wrote: > > Can you elaborate further? I believe when you refer to model building > > as an "art", then clearly the artist would use one of those two tools, > > or both. Otherwise, if the person is creating an exact solution for an > > exact problem formulation then we'd call her a scientist. > > > > If two people working together produce something better than they could > working alone, it's science. > If two people working together produce something less than they could > working alone, it's art.
Cook's (NOT Dennis Cook of course <g>) Generalization:
If N Cooks, N > 2, working together to produce a dish less appetizing than what each of them could have produced working alone, it's called Cook's (Spoilt) Broth.
 Bob.



