Aggregation A complex entity composed of less complex entities.

AOM Asset Oriented Modeling (see Chapter 2). A modeling method based on regular grammars, and unifying the dual concepts of entities and relationships into the single concept of assets.

API Application Programming Interface. A description of the features of a program module for the client software wanting to use this module.

Asset In AOM an asset is an abstract notion for any object or relationship between objects that we want to include in a model.

Association A relationship that somehow correlates entities with others.

Browser A user agent that presents HTML or XML pages on a computer screen and supports navigation over the World Wide Web.

Business object A business object ...

Get Modeling Business Objects with XML Schema now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.