Tabular Representation of Relations
Dr. David Lorge Parnas
Software Engineering Research Group
CRL, McMaster University,
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
Multi-dimensional mathematical expressions, called tables, have proven to be useful for documenting
digital systems. This paper describes 10 classes of tables, giving their syntax and semantics. Several
abbreviations that can be useful in tables are introduced. Simple examples are provided.