A set of characteristics that define the normally accepted conditions, general structures and functionality of a system.
This applies to many different kinds of systems, as artifacts, natural or engineered controlling devices, behavioral rules of individuals, or human groups.
Evaluations of business practice and results, or financial situations are also submitted to specific standards.
- 1) General information
- 2) Methodology or model
- 3) Epistemology, ontology and semantics
- 4) Human sciences
- 5) Discipline oriented
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