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noun antetype, archetype, copy, copy in miniature, design, example, exemplar, exemplum, gauge, guide, ideal, image, imitation, miniature, mold, paradigm, paragon, pattern, plan, precedent, prototype, replica, representation, sample, specimen, standard
Associated concepts: Model Code
See also: absolute, arrangement, build, case, code, copy, criterion, design, epitome, example, exemplar, exemplary, forge, form, guide, ideal, illustration, instance, laudable, make, norm, paradigm, paragon, paramount, pattern, precedent, principle, produce, professional, prototype, representative, rule, sample, specimen, standard, stellar, style, symbol, typical

MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

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Directed-graph epidemiological models of computer viruses, in Proceedings of the 1991 IEEE Computer Society Symposium on Research in Security and Privacy, 342-359.
Using an epidemiological model, we identified the duration of cross-protective immunity as an important modulator of the time-dependent behaviour of the RR of severe dengue.
Persistence theory has so far focused rather on ecological than epidemiological models.
If a risk manager knows those factors about a population and a disease, he or she can fairly accurately predict the future course of that disease with a simple epidemiological model.
An early epidemiological model proposed per-contact infectivity to be 100 to 1000 times higher during PHI than during chronic infection.
Michael Kremer, NBER and Harvard University, "An Epidemiological Model of Unions"

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