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ADBdesign: An Approach to Automated Initial Conceptual Database Design Based on Business Activity Diagrams

  • Drazen Brdjanin
  • Slavko Maric
  • Dejan Gunjic
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6295)

Abstract

This paper presents a new approach to automated initial conceptual database design based on detailed UML business activity diagrams. The most important concepts of detailed business activity diagrams, as a frequently used business process modeling notation, are identified and the XMI represented. Based on those concepts, we define the rules for the automated generation of the class diagram as the target initial conceptual database model. We also give a short description of the used software development environment and implemented generator with some experimental results of application to a real business model.

Keywords

business activity diagram class diagram database initial conceptual model UML 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Drazen Brdjanin
    • 1
  • Slavko Maric
    • 1
  • Dejan Gunjic
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Banja LukaBanja LukaBosnia and Herzegovina
  2. 2.NITESBanja LukaBosnia and Herzegovina

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