Modeling Language

What Does Modeling Language Mean?

Modeling language is any graphical or textual computer language that provisions the design and construction of structures and models following a systematic set of rules and frameworks.


Modeling language is part of and similar to artificial language.

Techopedia Explains Modeling Language

Modeling language is mainly used in the field of computer science and engineering for designing models of new software, systems, devices and equipment. The context of modeling language is primarily textual and graphical, but based on the requirements and specific domain in use, modeling languages fall into the following four categories:

  • System modeling language
  • Object modeling languages
  • Virtual reality modeling language
  • Data modeling language

Unified modeling language (UML) is a popular modeling language that is used to build system and object models graphically.


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