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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
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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.

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Modeling forces specific questions that help that process.
Theodore Vorburger of the Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory for their work on modeling and surface topography measurements of the coated epoxy tiles.
Now that Security Plastics has completed the development and implementation of mathematical modeling, to plans to enter a second phase of what it calls "closing the loop.
Successful predictive modeling begins with identifying the specific questions that need to be answered.
This rationale allows reasonable explanations to be formed for the observed pressure behavior based on results from the math-based modeling tool.
Modeling is the use of mathematical and statistical techniques within a logical framework to integrate and synthesize known biological, epidemiological, clinical, behavioral, genetic, and economic information.
We heard of several insurance companies that had to go out and purchase $500 million or more of additional catastrophe cover to protect their rating simply because of a modeling change," Clinton said.
The 1-F Committee has spent considerable time introducing the benefits of process modeling to the casting design community as well as to foundries.
To date, there have been numerous challenges to effective teaming between the actuarial and IT departments - including difficulties with communication, competing priorities and a blurring of the boundaries around the role each department should take on actuarial valuation, modeling and risk measurement processes.
So it is extremely difficult if not impossible to use a traditional catastrophe modeling approach for these types of storms," she said.
Neural network modeling of Vibrio fischeri toxicity data with structural physico-chemical parameters and molecular indicator variables, In: QSARs for Predicting Ecological Effects of Chemicals (Walker JD, ed).

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