sublanguage

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sublanguage

(database, language)
One of the languages associated with a DBMS, for example a data-definition language or query language.
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Such algorithms transform the texts from certain sublanguages of NL into SRs (in other terms, text meaning representations).
Wyvern determines which sublanguage is being used within the program based on the type of data that the programmer is manipulating.
An additional configuration of sublanguages might be helpful.
The automata built for these sublanguages were fully deterministic, and only the use of construction algorithms introduced nondeterminism into the process.
For the most part, the data structures they used to represent knowledge were founded upon a referential theory of meaning; necessarily they were also limited to relatively small sublanguages or microworlds.
Computational linguists working in areas of natural language processing/language engineering have long realised the need to target the scope of their projects to very specific areas, and hence they talk about sublanguages such as air traffic control talk, journal articles on lipoprotein kinetics, navy telegraphic messages, weather reports, and aviation maintenance manuals.
Bakhtin (1986) typifies these sublanguages with his concept of the heteroglossia.
In addition, a general thesaurus may not be applicable for more specialized collections which may have their own distinct sublanguages.
This specialization allows us to discover as IQL sublanguages most of the popular rule-based formalisms.
Bakhtin defines heteroglossia as the wide range of socioideological sublanguages that enter either common or literary discourse.