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What is a glossary?
A glossary, also known as a vocabulary, or clavis, is an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms. [wikipedia]
What is the main purpose?
We often face misunderstandings in discussions about energy system modeling while talking about it from different points of view or different disciplines.This glossary has the aim to develop a common understanding of terms in the field of energy system modelling.
How to handle multiple definitons for one term?
Every term can have several definitions. They are serially numbered. In this way the different understandings of a term become obvious and can be better understood and handled in future. The usage of terms can be discussed openly without dictating a certain definition.
What are the abbreviation used for?
Abbreviations are often used in code. Models often define own abbreviations, which differ from the ones used in other models. Therefore, different abbreviations be added (example: abbreviations for the term "abbreviation": abb. [Model X], abbr. [Model Y]).
How to handle different terms for the same thing?
Every term that is used by the community can be added to the glossary. Similar terms can be linked in the category Synonyms.
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