Model, modeling or modelling may refer to:

Mathematics and computer science

  • 3D model, representation of any three-dimensional surface via specialized software
  • Model (mathematical logic), in model theory, a set along with a collection of finitary operations, and relations that are defined on it
    • Model theory, the study of mathematical structures using tools from mathematical logic
  • Computer model, a simulation to reproduce behavior of a system
  • Conceptual model (computer science), representation of entities and relationships between them
  • Mathematical model, a description of a system using mathematical concepts and language
  • Solid modeling, a consistent set of principles for mathematical and computer modeling of three-dimensional solids
  • Statistical model, in applied statistics, a parameterized set of probability distributions


  • Model (people), a person in a role to promote, display, or advertise commercial products or to serve as a visual aide for people who are creating works of art
    • Model (art), a person who poses for a visual artist as part of the creative process
  • Model (surname), various people with the name
  • Role model, a person who serves as a behavioural or moral example to others


  • Rick Martel (born 1956), professional wrestler known as "The Model"
  • Eddie Taubensee (born 1968), baseball player who was known as "The Model"

Arts and entertainment



  • Model (product), an identifier of a product given by its manufacturer (also called model number)
  • Business model, a framework of the business logic of a firm
  • Car model, a particular brand of vehicle sold under a marque by a manufacturer

Psychology and neurology


Other uses

  • Modeling (NLP), neurolinguistic programing process of adopting the behaviors and beliefs of another person
  • MODEL or Movement for Democracy in Liberia, a rebel group in Liberia

See also

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