BES Beyond Demography Symposium: The Challenges of Prediction

Model performance and extrapolation between populations.

Last week I was at the BES Beyond Demography symposium. Looking at the speaker list it’s a who’s who of not just demography, but population and ecological modelling in general. One persistent topic across many of the talks and general hallway talk was how our population models often have very poor predictive power. This is a … Read more