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Architectural Modelmaking by Nick Dunn

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Evaluative models

The purpose of the evaluative model is to explore or describe something such as properties or experiences that are not manifest in the model itself but are related to it. The evaluative model differs from predictive and explorative types since with these last two types it is the model itself that attempts to assist the understanding of reality or a particular phenomenon. By contrast, the evaluative model seeks to assist such understanding by its use, and to do this it relies upon information and actions external to it. Not to be confused with predictive models, which produce quantitative data, evaluative models are intended to provide data of a qualitative nature, i.e. those properties whose variable effects can be perceived ...

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