Integrating UML Static and Dynamic Views and Formalizing the Interaction Mechanism of UML State Machines
In this paper we address the problem of integrating UML static and dynamic views, and different behavioral views. We tackle these problems by providing (a) a mapping of UML metamodel static and behavioral elements into ASMs and (b) a precise compositional semantics for UML state machines.
Structural model elements are translated into an ASM vocabulary as collections of domains and functions. The dynamic view is captured by multi-agent ASMs reflecting the behavior modeled by UML state machines.
The interaction among UML state machines is achieved by providing the semantics for actions and events and refining the ASM model in  to formalize objects communication, i.e. signals exchange and operation calls mechanism.
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