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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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Then a deterministic model is yielded as N [right arrow] [infinity]
So, from the deterministic model (Table 1) one obtains the basic model (Table 2).
This means that the higher the value, the less successful is the deterministic model vis-a-vis the probabilistic ensemble forecast.
In this section, we introduce a deterministic model of malaria with relapse, an extended form of the model in [6].
This is a deterministic model that requires several parameters from the environment.
For the deterministic models, future condition of pavement section was predicted as the exact serviceability value or pavement condition index with the previous information of the pavement.
In general, the changing trends and fluctuation from the deterministic model are similar to the measurements.
By computing, we obtain that the basic reproduction number for deterministic model (2) is [R.sub.0] = 1.6484 > 1 and the unique endemic equilibrium of model
However, there are still some test data which are not covered by the result data of deterministic model. Hence, for improving the accuracy, the uncertainty in airfoil aeroelastic system should be investigated.
Though most of the cases in real world are governed by stochastic processes, this model is more complicated than deterministic model.
This model can be seen to be the direct stochastic version of the Keyfitz [15] deterministic model, governed by the renewal equation:

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