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A model is a pattern, plan, representation, or description designed to show the structure or workings of an object, system, or concept. Model may also refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Abstractions, concepts, and theories:

As representations of objects: An abstract model (or conceptual model) is a theoretical construct that represents something, with a set of variables and a set of logical and quantitative relationships between them. ... A causal model is an abstract model that uses cause and effect logic to describe the behaviour of a system. ... A mathematical model is an abstract model that uses mathematical language to describe the behaviour of a system. ... A computer simulation or a computer model is a computer program which attempts to simulate an abstract model of a particular system. ... A data model is a model that describes how data are represented and used in an abstract way. ... A diagram of the IS/LM model In economics, a model is a theoretical construct that represents economic processes by a set of variables and a set of logical and quantitative relationships between them. ... Scientific modelling is the process of generating abstract or conceptual models. ... Wiktionary has a definition of: In vitro In vitro (Latin: within glass) means within a test tube, or, more generally, outside a living organism or cell. ... // Presentation MDE (Model Driven Engineering) is an emerging technique in software, system and data engineering, based on the systematic use of models. ... The backbone dihedral angles are included in the molecular model of a protein. ... Geologic modelling (or modeling) is the applied science of creating computerized representations of portions of the Earths crust, especially oil and gas fields and groundwater aquifers. ... Morphological analysis (or General Morphological Analysis) is a method developed by Fritz Zwicky (1967, 1969) for exploring all the possible solutions to a multi-dimensional, non-quantified problem complex. ... The Standard Model of Fundamental Particles and Interactions For the Standard Model in Cryptography, see Standard Model (cryptography). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with model builder. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The term business model describes a broad range of informal and formal models that are used by enterprises to represent various aspects of business, such as operational processes, organizational structures, and financial forecasts. ... In mathematics, model theory is the study of the representation of mathematical concepts in terms of set theory, or the study of the structures that underlie mathematical systems. ... A full scale X-43 Wind tunnel test. ... Working Model is an engineering simulation software. ...

  • Model (physical), a physical representation of an object
  • Solid modeling, study of unambiguous representations of the solid parts of an object
  • Scale model, a replica or prototype of an object
  • Model building, a hobby centered around construction of material replicas
  • 3D model, a 3D polygonal representation of an object, usually displayed with a computer

In human and animal behavior Part of the one-tenth scale model of Bourton-on-the-Water at Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, England A scale model of the Singapore City Centre. ... Solid modeling (or modelling) is the unambiguous representation of the solid parts of an object, that is, models of solid objects suitable for computer processing. ... A scale model of the Tower of London. ... Model building is a hobby that involves the creation of models either from kits or from materials and components acquired by the builder. ... 3D modeling is the creation of 3D computer graphics based on wire frame modeling via specialized software. ...

  • An organism (or set of signals originating from it) that is mimicked by another.
  • Mental model, a person's cognitive representation of an idea or thought process
  • Modeling (NLP), a process in neuro-linguistic programming
  • Modelling (psychology), learning by imitating or observing a person's behavior
  • Role model, a person who serves as a behavioural or moral example to others

In occupations: “Mimic” redirects here. ... A mental model is an explanation in someones thought process for how something works in the real world. ... NLP modeling (or modelling) is a process used in neuro-linguistic programming to discover and codify patterns of excellence as demonstrated consistently by top performers in any field, ideally via direct experience (although modeling from books, historical records of peoples words, or video is not unknown). ... Look up model in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Don Imus, The term role model was introduced by Robert K. Merton[1]. Merton says that individuals compare themselves with reference groups of people who occupy the social role to which the individual aspires. ...

In history and culture: Photograph of the once famous model Dovima A model is a person who poses or displays for purposes of art, fashion, or other products and advertising. ... A model is a person who acts as a human prop for purposes of art, pornography, fashion, advertising, etc. ... Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen. ... A Promotional Model is a person hired to drive consumer demand for a product, service, brand, or concept by directly interacting with consumers. ... Art modeling involves the posing of a model to as an aid in creating a work of art. ... A model in bondage cuffs with a leg spreader. ...

In lighting: Otto Moritz Walter Model (IPA /mo:dəl/) (January 24, 1891–April 21, 1945) was a German general, and later a Field Marshal, during World War II. He was noted for his defensive skills, and was nicknamed Hitlers fireman. Model served as an infantry officer in World War I... The Movement for Democracy in Liberia (MODEL) is a rebel group in Liberia that has been active since early 2003. ... Models were an alternative rock group from Melbourne, Australia, formed in August 1978 and splitting in 1987. ... Model is a romatic thriller manhwa created by Lee So-Young. ... Dixie is the second album by Avail, released on Lookout! Records in 1994. ...

  • Modeling means how a key light reveals the three dimensional form of a subject
  • Modeling light,a continuous lightsource that visualizes the effect of a photographic flash

In geography: The key light is the first and usually most important light that a photographer or cinematographer will use in a lighting setup. ... Running water frozen by flash. ...

  • Model, Colorado, an unincorporated town in the United States
  • Model (Poland) - a village in Poland in Masovia Voivodeship in gostyniƄski county in Pacyna commune

Model is an unincorporated town and a U.S. Post Office located in Las Animas County, Colorado, United States. ...

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