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The Impact of UML 2.0 on Existing UML 1.4 Models

  • Julie A. Street
  • Robert G. PettitIV
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3713)

Abstract

The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is the accepted standard for object-oriented modeling across the software design industry. Version 2.0 of the UML represents a major new revision to this standard and includes many changes to the current industry state of the practice (UML 1.4). These revisions include the removal or renaming of some existing features as well as the addition of several new capabilities. As tool vendors and software engineers begin to adopt UML 2.0, there is a potential to greatly impact legacy systems and practitioners employing UML 1.4. This report aims at providing an understanding of the changes made in UML 2.0 and their potential impacts, both positive and negative, to the UML 1.4 modeling community.

Keywords

Unify Modeling Language Class Diagram Sequence Diagram Activity Diagram Interaction Diagram 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Julie A. Street
    • 1
  • Robert G. PettitIV
    • 1
  1. 1.The Aerospace CorporationChantillyUSA

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