This concept, gleaned from Ray_Petersen?, comes from database theory, where one wishes to find the most efficient set of tables to contain a set of information. Applied to games, one wishes to find a set of concepts that allow the efficient categorization, manipulation, and creation of game concepts. A related concept is OrthogonalElements.

- The one first presented with dimensional analysis was the FiveQuestions.
- The three aspects of a BoardGame.
- FourteenFormsOfFun.