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Docs example using to_dataframe() #436
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I don't see a problem if we use some external data.
One reason for this is that I always find it really confusing when I see examples of using simulated data (as their only data source). It is missing the step where one is trying to guess the real model.
In my mind an example of fitting a model goes like this (option 1):
Real data --> plot it --> think about the model which created the data --> create a model and sample from it --> compare simulated data and real data (this is the step where one usually notices that things are not iid) --> update model (loop until satisfied) --> fit parameters for simulated model --> check it works --> fit parameters for real data --> describe findings and update model if needed (loop).
And normally they are (option 2):
fit model to data --> print fit --> stop.
edit. this is just me ranting. If you use simulated data, I guess it should be done before anything else