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Assessment of Object Oriented Modelling Elements of the UML

This article analyses and critically assess some UML modeling solutions with observations regarding types, interfaces and classifiers, and problems of associations semantics and notation. Well formedness rules, their format and role are also analyzed. Use case modeling is assessed through their role in eliciting user’s requirements, and dealing with the functionality of the system. Some …

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Historical Perspective on Model-Based Development

This article provides an historical context for why the Object Oriented paradigm was developed. It starts with a bit of history and then examines some weaknesses of the paradigm that dominated software development immediately before the OO paradigm appeared. Finally, it examines important technical advances made prior to the OO paradigm that were incorporated in …

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Unified Modeling Language and Eiffel

This video presents side-by-side look at the capabilities of UML and Eiffel. The UML is a modeling language which is the product of an amalgamation of different object-oriented methods and notations. Like Eiffel, UML can be used to capture and record the products of object-oriented analysis and design efforts.