Connectors


 
Stefan Kuntsche, Gregor Tolksdorf

Connectors are modeling objects that translate between two di fferent namespaces, usually caused by the use of different notations. To make an equation system or equation using notation ‘A’ usable in an equation system using another notation (‘B’), you need to specify a connector that provides all pertinent variables with a synonym complying to notation ‘B’. It is also possible to use a connector to rename certain variables whos meaning is changing when added to another equation system, e.g. changing a variable’s superscript “out” to “in”.
In this section the use of connectors is explained. It is devided into three parts: