Finite State History Modeling and Its Precise UML-Based Semantics

  • Dirk Draheim
  • Gerald Weber
  • Christof Lutteroth
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4231)


This paper discusses the notion of a state history diagram. The concept is directly motivated by a new analysis technique, form-oriented analysis, which is tailored to an important class of interactive systems including web applications. A combined UML metamodeling and framework approach is used to give precise semantics to state history diagrams and the artifacts of form-oriented analysis.


State Machine Class Diagram Operational Semantic State History State Transition Diagram 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Draheim
    • 1
  • Gerald Weber
    • 2
  • Christof Lutteroth
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Computer Science, A5-6University of MannheimMannheimGermany
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceThe University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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