"Element: A structural building block that can be defined to contain data, subordinate elements, or both. In typical documents, examples of elements would be paragraphs, chapters, headings, figures, and tables. In hypermedia documents, some examples are hyperlinks of various types, event schedules, events, and objects encoded in a variety of data notations." http://y12web2.y12.doe.gov/sgml/wg8/docs/n1920/html/clause-6.1.html



See also: Entities; Units in knowledge organization



Birger Hjørland

Last edited: 06-02-2007