Term: prototype Class:  
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Created 19 September 2013
Last modified 19 September 2013
Contributed by Stephen Richard


Definition: A typical thing generalized from a particular set of entities, characterized by a subset of the attributes of the real world entity(ies), and/or idealizations of those attributes. Attribute values are assigned, not measured, and are normally specified as a possible range of values [Angus and Dziulka, 1998].

Angus, Chris, and Dziulka, Peter, 1998, EPISTLE Framework V2.0, Issue 1.22, Peter Dziulka, editor, Keyworth Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9JT. Submitted 14 April 2016
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