 Continuous modelling

Continuous modelling is the mathematical practice of applying a model to continuous data (data which has a potentially infinite number, and divisibility, of attributes). They often use differential equations and are converse to discrete modelling.
Modelling is generally broken down into several steps:
 Making assumptions about the data: The modeller decides what is influencing the data and what can be safely ignored.
 Making equations to fit the assumptions.
 Solving the equations.
 Verifying the results: Various statistical tests are applied to the data and the model and compared.
 If the model passes the verification progress it is put into practice.
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