Weekly update 22

Post date: Jul 11, 2014 2:17:09 PM

Over the past two weeks I've focused on churning out some preliminary results for my third chapter in a vain attempt to present something at ESA in August. Yesterday (or the day before), I finally produced some preliminary results. Very preliminary, since my infrastructure placement model hasnt finished running and I'm just pulling results as it goes. One of the results figures I hoped to put in my paper/presentation was a plot of the components of elasticity of construction cost to reductions in impact. This was going to be across lease holds and layouts and come together as a super sweet tradeoff curve that would look something like

Here's how the scatter of points actually looks with my preliminary results...

I put a log-function through it in Excel just for effect. Look at all that scatter! Ah, how hopes and reality collide.