Mixing Visual and Textual Constraint Languages

Kent, Stuart and Howse, John (1999) Mixing Visual and Textual Constraint Languages. In: 2nd International Conference on the Unified Modeling Language (UML 99), Oct 28-30, 1999, Ft Collins, Colorado. (Full text available)

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Abstract

The Object Constraint Language (OCL) is a precise language for notating behavioural constraints on UML models. Constraint diagrams have been proposed as a means of notating similar constraints, but in a visual form. This paper explores the utility of these two notations for depicting constraints, and shows how they can be used effectively together. The goal of this work is to provide more intuitive and expressive languages to support the construction and presentation of rich and precise models.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2009 12:08
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2014 11:47
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21765 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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