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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In open data models, the investments made by the system supplier and healthcare organisations are not tied to a single supplier or system.
But with the data model, that traditional workflow is replaced.
The relational model is the most data model used to manage data for years.
Based on this data, the application data model proposed in this study extends the topological relationship representation method by which the existing IndoorGML represents the relationship between spaces and has a form where the subjects to which services are provided consider all relationships between the interested spaces and facilities.
Some problems were faced during development of the project using ObjectStore e.g., lack of well-defined data model, lack of schema evolution, chances of memory leak, insufficient query facilities etc.
(2002); is supposed to exploit the idea of conceptual data model for bioinformatics in general.
These horizontal topological features are complemented by vertical ones describing the object within the (scale or temporal) hierarchy, which is a concept not available, to the author's knowledge, in any GIS software or GIS data model in this consistency.
Sinclair: First, since the term "data model" may not be familiar to those outside the IT department, it's important to say that a pipeline data model is just a data structure that represents a real-world pipeline, but in database format that software applications can understand.
Summary statistics of medal counts are based on data for those countries that won at least one medal Table 2 Estimation results for the count data model Variable Estimate Std.
The aim is to identify the best methodologies for data models and the most
At the core of these initiatives was the development of a common data model for governmental bodies in order to establish a data structure that can be shared among the different organisations.
Mediaflex Version 4 includes new user-configurable screen layouts and significant data model enhancements, enabling clients to design their own metadata schema.