A common problem faced in research is when a set of data has been collected on the one hand, and a theoretical model (a set of equations with input parameters) exists on the other. We want to know firstly, whether the model describes the data well and secondly, what variables of the model give the best possible fit.
We believe that research belongs to the academic community, and that the community should judge what should and should not be published. Typically, for a particular submitted manuscript this process is delegated to a small number of volunteer peer-reviewers. Continue reading