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7.3.18 Expression


   An expression is a structured tree of symbols that denotes a (possibly empty) set of values when evaluated in a context.



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   An expression represents a node in an expression tree, which may be non-terminal or terminal. It defines a symbol, and has a possibly empty sequence of operands that are value specifications.


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   • symbol: String [0..1] The symbol associated with the node in the expression tree.


   • operand: ValueSpecification [*] Specifies a sequence of operands. Subsets Element::ownedElement.


   No additional constraints


   An expression represents a node in an expression tree. If there are no operands, it represents a terminal node. If there are operands, it represents an operator applied to those operands. In either case there is a symbol associated with the node. The interpretation of this symbol depends on the context of the expression.


   By default an expression with no operands is notated simply by its symbol, with no quotes. An expression with operands is notated by its symbol, followed by round parentheses containing its operands in order. In particular contexts special notations may be permitted, including infix operators.