This literature review demonstrates that, as de Boer, Gaytan, and Arroyo (2006) point out, there are differences between prescriptive and descriptive models
in the literature and that, in practice, companies may follow processes that differ from the "ideal" methods offered by prescriptive models.
Early chapters deal with normative and descriptive models
That is, the combination of mechanistic and descriptive models
could significantly increase the prediction capabilities of models for the transmission dynamics of dengue (Focks, Daniels, Haile, & Keesling, 1995).
will be developed from these results, and they will be incorporated into the agency's existing PMP and other risk assessment software.
the two patterns of integration are here considered not as descriptive models
of really different networks of exchange, but as interpretations, mental models, of a reality that in itself does not belong to any pattern" (p.
An enterprise architecture includes descriptive models
to aid decisionmakers in understanding how an entity operates today and in the future.
Decision-making as a social process: Normative and descriptive models
of leader behavior.
SAS([R]) Enterprise Miner(TM), the award-winning data mining product from the leader in business analytics software and services, helps users quickly build predictive and descriptive models
that detect fraud, minimize risk, increase response rates for marketing campaigns and curb customer attrition.
SIMUL8 2010 also makes it even easier to communicate the all important results of any simulation with new formatting options to build descriptive models
, and create compelling reports and in-depth analytics for distribution.
The KXEN suite automates the data preparation, coding, and modeling process and enables users to build predictive and descriptive models
in near real-time.
He rejects three popular descriptive models
, including: (1) that people explain phenomena by giving reasons for believing that they occurred; (2) that people explain unfamiliar phenomena by somehow making them familiar; (3) Hempel's deductive-nomological model.