Terms & Definitions

Glossary Directory


Term Definition
Schema A formal definition of the structure and syntax of text files.
Simulation Is the process of imitation of the behavior of a modeled real-world system over time.
Specification A document, which describes in detail the interfaces and behavior of a technical system for the purpose of implementing, integrating and operating the system.
Standard A public specification, which has been developed by experts in a defined consensus-driven development process and was released by officials that represent a significant share of the industry for which it is targeted, giving the specification the necessary legitimacy to be called a 'Standard'.
Stimulation The process to input data into a test system during test execution.
Stimuli Data Is input data for tests.
Technical Use-Case Is a specific form of use-case, where the actor is a system or system component. It typically describes a technical process that is needed to support a user use-case. Example: XCP protocol commands for DAQ start.
Tuple Is a finite ordered list of elements.
Use-Case Describes how an actor interacts with a system to achieve a goal by carrying out specific steps of actions or events. The actor can be a human or another system. ASAM's use of the term 'use-case' is based upon the definition in UML.
User Use-Case Is a specific form of use-case, where the actor is one person. Is often synonymously used with the term 'use-case'. User use-cases can be broken down into technical use-cases. Example: Measurement of ECU data.
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