Typical pitfalls of the checklist for model quality assistance are:

  • The checklist is a tool for self-elicitation. Consequently the pitfalls of expert bias apply. For a full description we refer to the pitfalls listed under the entry "Expert Elicitation" in this toolbox document.
  • Note that quality assistance is not the same as quality control: Running the checklist on your model does not warrant quality.
  • Be aware that running the checklist does not make model evaluation or validation efforts superfluous.