[definitions according to the TOGA meta-theory]. 

Modeling has two meanings:
(1) (in natural language) to give a form of an object of interest/(a material)/(character).

(2) (in science and engineering) to  construct a system (real or abstract) which has preselected properties  of another system.

Model - a system which demonstrates some requested properties of another system.

It is essential activity of engineering for the specification and identification of objects. 

go to MKEM server  home page             go back to  TOGA  Meta-theory