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Tool-Support – A Use Case Management Repository

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In this chapter, the development of a Use Case Management Repository (UCMR) and a three-dimensional SGAM visualisation by OFFIS are introduced. Firstly, a part of the requirements specification and the functional design of the UCMR are shown. For this purpose, several functional and non-functional requirements for the UCMR are described as well as visualised by a functional design. Secondly, basic functions of the tool-support are illustrated by the previous use case example Behaviour monitoring system in the kitchen of private households with an own energy storage. The UCMR and the three-dimensional SGAM visualisation are depicted as screen-shots.


  • Architecture modelling
  • Requirements engineering
  • Use cases
  • Domain specific modelling
  • Stakeholder management

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    The development has been funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy under Grant Agreement no 01FS13028, UC4AAL. Further information about the project is described in Sect. 5.1.

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    For the registration in our UCMR, please visit:

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    Web-application for the three-dimensional SGAM representation:


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Gottschalk, M., Uslar, M., Delfs, C. (2017). Tool-Support – A Use Case Management Repository. In: The Use Case and Smart Grid Architecture Model Approach. SpringerBriefs in Energy. Springer, Cham.

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