Languages


Topics:  Definition  Objectives  Languages  Figure  Guidelines

Definition

Language
any OPF process component that consists of a vocabulary (i.e., a set of terms) combined with a set of grammatical rules (i.e., associated syntax and semmantic) that are used to produce one or more work products.

Objectives

The typical objectives of a language are to:

Languages

The OPF class library of reusable process components contains the following predefined classes of languages (including example instances):

Figure

The following UML diagram illustrates the inheritance relationships between the different kinds of languages as well as relationships with other related process components:

Languages as Process Components Components Work Products

Guidelines