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Modeling

The process of creating a depiction of reality, such as a graph, picture, or mathematical representation.

Modeling

The process of creating a coherent picture on diverse amounts of data. Modeling often involves the use of charts and is important in technical analysis. See also: Forecasting.
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The validator typically starts by reviewing existing model documentation, including support for modeling assumptions and testing that has been performed to evaluate conceptual soundness.
The question of how an architect should show these types of activities within IDEFO and other modeling methods generates considerable debate in the modeling community.
Selected frames from the process modeling are shown in Fig.
That recommendation was the basis of the second consultation, in April 2002, which focused specifically on smallpox modeling. The basic idea was to get a group of smallpox modelers in the same room to talk with smallpox biology and epidemiology experts and with bioterrorism-response and health-policy experts.
We worked with its author, Gregory Ward, to determine requirements for the interface and with Michael Metzler, who wrote the modeling and data fitting code for the NEFDS (7) database that we will discuss later.
and seafoods [which] are low in calories." In "Do You Want to Be a Model?" modeling agency fixture Eileen Ford informed readers that an average model was five feet, seven inches, and between 100 and 115 pounds, and that one of the most indispensable items in a model's tote bag was "a waist cinch that really pulls you in around the middle" to make the "typical 20-22" waist look even smaller.
But that discussion quickly became more constructive and it's clear that modeling remains an essential part of the industry's ability to manage catastrophe risks," said Paul VanderMarck, executive vice president of Risk Management Solutions.
In modeling those 16 processes--and in developing a generic representation of the phase-based series of V-shaped activities--I adapted a model contained in ISO/IEC 15288.
The simulation, created by Denise Kirschner of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, is an example of an emerging technique called agent-based modeling. This new tool in the world of medical research relies on computing power instead of tissues and test tubes.
A college algebra course designed with these recommendations in mind has a focus on mathematical modeling. The intent is that students who complete such a course will be able to use mathematical modeling coupled with algebra skills to analyze various problems and recognize the usefulness of applying the process to real-world situations.
There is growing interest in modeling the potential health impacts of global environmental changes and in exploring, through scenario development, how current health risks could evolve with changes in environmental, technologic, economic, and societal conditions.

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