Unified Modeling Language Reference Manual (UML)

Unified Modeling Language Reference Manual (UML)

by James Rumbaugh, Ivar Jacobson, Grady Booch, Ivar Jacobson
     
 

ISBN-10: 020130998X

ISBN-13: 9780201309980

Pub. Date: 12/18/1998

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

The authors have done an outstanding job with this UML book. The definitions of the terms are the best I have seen. The organization and material in the encyclopedia are fantastic!
—Perry Cole, MCIWorldCom

The Unified Modeling Language (UML) has rapidly become the standard notation for modeling software-intensive systems. This

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The authors have done an outstanding job with this UML book. The definitions of the terms are the best I have seen. The organization and material in the encyclopedia are fantastic!
—Perry Cole, MCIWorldCom

The Unified Modeling Language (UML) has rapidly become the standard notation for modeling software-intensive systems. This book provides the definitive description of UML from its original developers—James Rumbaugh, Ivar Jacobson, and Grady Booch. Whether you are capturing requirements, developing a software architecture, designing the implementation, or trying to understand an existing system, this is the book for you.

The majority of the book is a unique alphabetical list of articles covering every aspect of UML in a form convenient for quick reference and detailed study. This format permits full coverage of UML details as well as high-level articles without confusing the reader by constant shifts in level. The first part of the book—a complete summary of UML concepts organized by subject area—provides an introduction to UML for the newcomer as well as entry points into the detailed articles.

Highlights of the book include:

  • Two-color diagrams, extensively annotated
  • Thorough coverage of both semantics and notation, separated in each article for easy reference
  • Further explanations of concepts whose meaning or purpose is obscure in the original specifications
  • Discussion sections offering usage advice and additional insight into tricky concepts
  • A hyperlinked version of the book in Adobe Reader format on CD-ROM, an excellent resource for browsing or searching the text for specific information
  • Full text of the UML specification documents on CD-ROM, courtesy of the Object Management Group
  • Notation summary, with hyperlinks to individual articles on CD-ROM

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201309980
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
12/18/1998
Series:
Addison-Wesley Object Technology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
550
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.35(d)

Table of Contents



Preface.


Goals.


Outline of the Book.


Encyclopedia Article Formatting Conventions.


Syntax Conventions.


CD.


For More Information.


Acknowledgments.

I. BACKGROUND.

1. UML Overview.

Brief Summary of UML.

UML History.

Goals of UML.

UML Concept Areas.

Syntax of Expressions and Diagrams.

2. The Nature and Purpose of Models.

What Is a Model?

What Are Models For?

Levels of Models.

What Is in a Model?

What Does a Model Mean?

II. UML CONCEPTS.

3. UML Walkthrough.

UML Views.

Static View.

Use Case View.

Interaction View.

State Machine View.

Activity View.

Physical Views.

Model Management View.

Extensibility Constructs.

Connections Among Views.

4. Static View.

Overview.

Classifiers.

Relationships.

Associations.

Generalization.

Realization.

Dependencies.

Constraint.

Instances.

5. Use Case View.

Overview.

Actor.

Use Case.

6. State Machine View.

Overview.

State Machine.

Event.

State.

Transition.

Composite States.

7. Activity View.

Overview.

Activity Diagram.

Activities and Other Views.

8. Interaction View.

Overview.

Collaboration.

Interaction.

Sequence Diagram.

Activation.

Collaboration Diagram.

Patterns.

9. Physical Views.

Overview.

Component.

Node.

10. Model Management View.

Overview.

Package.

Dependencies on Packages.

Access and Import Dependency.

Model and Subsystem.

11. Extension Mechanisms.

Overview.

Constraint.

Tagged Value.

Stereotypes.

Tailoring UML.

12. UML Environment.

Overview.

Semantics Responsibilities.

Notation Responsibilities.

Programming Language Responsibilities.

Modeling with Tools.

III. REFERENCE.

13. Encyclopedia of Terms.

14. Standard Elements.

IV. APPENDICES.

Appendix A: UML Metamodel.

UML Definition Documents.

Metamodel Structure.

Foundation Package.

Behavioral Elements Package.

Model Management Package.

Appendix B: Notation Summary.

Appendix C: Process Extensions.

Tailoring the UML.

Software Development Process Extensions.

Business Modeling Extensions.

Bibliography.

Index. 020130998XT04062001

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