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PANEL
A DNAOSGUI and publishing recursive construct; a panel can be used to hold the content of a page body or as part of another panel; panels can contain other panels, rows with cells, and content.

PARALLEL
As in parallel processing or concurrent processing; efficient way of processing data, especially with parallel or concurrent XML streams, as often in SOA and distributedapplications.

PARTY
A resource Owner resource archetype including person, organization, project, application, and typically modeled with a green background.

PATTERN
A characteristic and reproducible set of qualities and/or behaviors.

PERIOD
A Time span, typically as defined by ISO 8601. DNAOS time, duration, and periods are based on ISO 8601. DNAOS repeating periods and intervals extend ISO 8601.

PERSON
A partyarchetyperesource, specific for each and every person the portal or its applications need to reference, including users, managers, clients, partners, suppliers, visitors, etc, if someone is referenced in any way, there has to be a corresponding person resource; DNAOS party archetypes, including company and person, are assigned roles that provide them with applications rights to other resources; party archetypes, person resources are also typically represented with a green background.

PERSPECTIVE
Perspectives are context-aware transformationqueries that determine "how" viewpoint query results are to be viewed. Perspectives are important model-to-viewprojectionpipeline component resources that typically also define notations (e.g. languages) used for the resulting views. Perspectives may also typically define width, height, and depth of view, haze, focus, level of details, and projection mode (e.g. perspective, isomorphic, n-dimensional), as well as notations for the views. Perspective control (e.g. width, height, depth, angles, focus, mode) granularity is typically unlimited within the model space or universe.

PHASE
Actionsequence, typically part of an activity and often delimited by transition notifications.

PIPELINE
Pipelines are architectural processing and transformationwork-flow patterns, where resources (e.g information) are analyzed (e.g. metadata), processed, routed, and transformed as they stream through the pipeline, and where results of sub-processes are passed as input to subsequent sub-processes. Pipeline environments are typically parallelized where multiple pipelines can be defined to operate simultaneously, in parallel. Each pipeline is also typically branched into sub-pipelines that can also operate in parallel to each another. Transformations and control points can be defined at any step in the pipeline environment. Pipelines provide unequaled flexibility and performance.

PLACE
A location resourcearchetype, and typically modeled with a green background.

POLICY
Relationquality defining the access constraints of a resource on another one.

PORTAL
Portals collaborative distributednetworkapplication environments.

PREDICATE
Syntactic role played by a single component within an atomic sentence. The truth value of an atomic sentence in an interpretation is determined by the functional extension of the denotation of the predicate together with the denotations of the remaining components. A linguistic object, analogous to a verb, which says something about a resource or resources to which term(s) in the sentence refer. [ISO/IEC 24707:2007(E) and ISO TC97/SC5/WG3 TR 9007 (1982) inspired].

PRIVILEGE
Privileges, like rights, define resource responsibilities. DNAOS privileges are typically granted with resourceentitlement, membership, and access control assignments.

PROCESS
Behavior encapsulation resources, processes are schedule (e.g. time/period/event based) relations that typically nest, embed, aggregate, coordinate, orchestrate, and use contributing sub-processes, and tasks. Processes are also characterized by work-flow patterns (e.g. sequencing, synchronization, concurrency, parallelization, notification).

PROCESSING
A computing action analyzing and transforming data and information for a purpose.

PRODUCT
What organizations produce and market.

PROFILE
A collection of information on a specific subject, person, item, thing, place, etc; the profile is a structured information entity who's source information can be distributed over a variety of systems, formats, computers, and locations;

PROJECT
DNAOS manage different types of project including document development for web and print publishing, consulting and services, as well as sales of goods and solutions.

PROJECTING
A modeling operation that uses viewpoints and perspectives to generate views of models. Projections are typically handled by a controllerprocess.

PROJECTION
The results of projectingmodels from viewpoints, through perspectives, to generate or produce model views. Projections are typically pipelinedprocesses, as views are produced from the perspective transformations of the viewpoint extraction query results. While viewpoints determine "what" model resources are to be viewed, perspectives determine "how" these selected resources are to be viewed.

PROJECTION MODE
The projection mode (e.g. perspective, isomorphic, n-dimensional) sets view mode characteristics to define how the projectedviews are graphically represented (e.g. notational aspects).

PROPERTY
A property is a simple information structure that associates an identifying or naming token to a value. The most simple qualities map to a single property. Property is also a general term used to refer to resourcesowned in part or in whole by other resources.

PROPOSITION
A conceivable state of affairs concerning resources about which it is possible to assert or deny that such a state of affairs holds for those resources. [ISO TC97/SC5/WG3 TR 9007 (1982)] inspired.

PROTOCOL
A set of conventions and coding methods for information exchange.

PUBLISH
A compound process to analyze, interpret, layout, paginate, present, publish, and navigate structured documents for print (e.g. PDF) and interactive media (e.g. Web).