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model (oneself or something) on (someone or something else)

To use something or someone as the basis, inspiration, or example for how something or oneself should be. They're modeling the experimental plan on similar systems already being used to great effect in Norway and Sweden. I've always tried to model myself on Albert Einstein in how I organize my life and work.
See also: model, on, something

model (something) on (something else)

To use something as the template or model for the way in which something else is created or developed. The mayor's ambitious social security plan is modeled after a similar system already in place in Sweden. You can model your lesson plans after ones from previous teachers.
See also: model, on

model (something) after (something else)

To use something as the template or model for the way in which something else is created or developed. The mayor's ambitious social security plan is modeled after a similar system already in place in Sweden. You can model your lesson plans after ones from previous teachers.
See also: after, model
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The classic method of modeling considers a population to be divided into distinct subpopulations: susceptible, infected, infectious, and removed (i.
Ward, Measuring and modeling anisotropic reflection, Computer Graphics Proceedings of SIGGRAPH 92 26(2), 265-272 (1992).
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CISNET investigators are currently engaged in a wide range of policy-relevant modeling studies including the following:
There's uncertainty in the science and there's uncertainty within the modeling process itself," Clinton said.
In the past, modeling was not viewed as a regular production process and the group pointed to a significant shift in this thinking as today's business landscape requires strong financial modeling capabilities with relatively frequent model updates and accelerated cycle times.
Eventually, the physical modeling approach will extend to the company's other models, including hurricane, she said.
Modeling the toxicity of chemicals to Tetrahymena pyriformis using molecular fragment descriptors and probabilistic neural networks.
The computerized automation of RP modeling easily replaces the traditional, hand-built pattern that relies on two dimensional (2-D) drawing information.
This tool offers a level of control and standardization for our modeling process that we haven't seen anywhere else," says Robin Stewart, Senior Manager Customer Acquisition & Development for BMO Bank of Montreal Cardholder Services.
This conceptual modeling methodology is dynamic and population based; that is, the risk of infection manifests at the population level.
In the first few years following Andrew, consumers and regulators referred to the models as 'black boxes" and looked upon the modeling process with a great deal of skepticism.
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