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- n. Alternative spelling of modeler.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See modeler, modeling.
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- n. a person who creates models
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Master haunt modeller Ray Keim sez, "After a little bit of experimentation and a lot of patience, I figured out how to carve Putka Pods [ed: small, pumpkin-like dried seeds] into extremely tiny jack-o-lanterns!"
Fast forward 1 bachelors degree, years working as a modeller, and just having finished my PhD (where I was forced to play catch up and teach myself basic calculus, because shock horror - I needed it!), I have struggled unnecessarily because of my very dumb decision to drop maths prematurely.
"This earthquake is a concern to the cat-bond market because of the high ground motions and damage extending to Tokyo," said Tom Larsen, product architect at risk modeller Eqecat Inc.
In my experience (when I was a climate modeller, talking to climate modellers), many who had had * enough* exposure to object orientation, would cheerfully admit that O-O codes could well have made some model tasks easier, but given that the job was already done in Fortran …
For years we have been told that nobody is allowed to criticise unless they are a "climate scientist" (redefined as a climate computer modeller) & now these quacks are trying to hide behind real scientists.
Of course your speciality may be working in virtual worlds, in which case you'd be better off with Caspian's Thinking Worlds tool and perhaps a 3D modeller such as 3D Studio Max.
I used this approach to get into the industry on the 3D modeller/animator side of things.
In 3D scenes the lighting is completely up to the modeller, and there isn't just one type of light that fixes all.
Any scale modeller will tell you that a 5% scale model travelling at 5km. hr (walking speed) is actually a scale speed of 100km/hr.
William Connelly, a climate modeller specialising in Antarctica, has made it a hobby to gather everything that was written about global cooling at the time.