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On the accommodation of conceptual distinctions in conceptual modeling languages

  title={On the accommodation of conceptual distinctions in conceptual modeling languages},
  author={Dirk van der Linden and Henderik Alex Proper},
In this paper we are concerned with the degree to which modeling lan- guages explicitly accommodate conceptual distinctions. Such distinctions refer to the precision and nuance with which ag iven modeling concept in al anguage can be in- terpreted (e.g., can an actor be ah uman, an abstraction, or ac ollection of things). We start by elaborating on the notion of conceptual distinctions, while also providing a list of common modeling concepts and related distinctions that are relevant to enter… 

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