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Semantic and Structural Difficulties with the Unified Modeling Language Use-Case Notation version 1.3 \ud

By Keith T. Phalp and Karl Cox


A case study was undertaken to examine and apply the UML use-case notation version 1.3. This study shows that the notation is open to interpretation and the semantics of the use-case relationships are confusing. The attempt to bolt on the object-oriented inheritance structure to the use-case notation is shown to cause problems with users

Topics: csi
Year: 1999
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