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On Automated Generation of Associations in Conceptual Database Model

  • Drazen Brdjanin
  • Slavko Maric
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6999)

Abstract

This paper considers the semantic capacity of object flows and action nodes in UML activity diagram for the automated generation of class associations in UML class diagram representing the conceptual database model. Based on the results of an analysis of action nodes regarding the number of different types of input and output objects as well as the weight of object flows, the formal transformation rules for the generation of object-object associations are defined and some experimental results of the corresponding ATL implementation are provided.

Keywords

Activity Diagram Class Diagram Conceptual Database Model Transformation Rule UML ATL 

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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