Re: Entity and Identity

From: Brian <>
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2009 00:56:23 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 26, 2:10 am, David BL <> wrote:
> On Jul 26, 12:23 pm, Brian <> wrote:
> > Are you saying that the domain of discourse cannot consist of both
> > mathematical constructs and physical entities?
> What do you mean by the domain of discourse (in a discussion about
> state machines)?

The purpose of state machines is to model behavior exhibited by concrete objects--that is, things that can have a location in time or space. I should think that in order to model the behavior of concrete objects, one must first be able to discuss them. Received on Sun Jul 26 2009 - 09:56:23 CEST

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