"The authors focus on the process of model building and the subsequent analysis and evaluation. They make a clear effort to get the student to think about the material. Also, the exercises are well thought out, and are not simply ones that students can do by mimicking examples provided in the text."
"I was very impressed with the overall approach to the topic of Mathematical Modeling. I felt that the introduction to the subject of Modeling was one of the best that I have ever read."