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My sister isn’t “irrational”, her utility function just has large interaction terms.
What happens if, instead of doing a linear regression with sums of monomial terms, you do the complete opposite? Instead of regressing the phenomenon against , you regressed the phenomenon against an explanation like ? I first thought of this question several years ago whilst living … Continue reading
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Complex systems are ones with a large effective number of stronglyinterdependent variables. This excludes both lowdimensional systems, and highdimensional ones where the variables are either independent, or so strongly coupled that only a few variables effectively determine all the rest. … Continue reading
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August 23, 2011
Tagged 4D, complex systems, complexity, Cosma Rohilla Shalizi, econometrics, explanatory variable, general systems theory, heroes, interaction terms, interdependent, math, mathematics, maths, nlin, nonlinear dynamics, OLS regression, phenomenon, statistics, systems theory
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