Semantic and Structural Difficulties with the Unified Modeling Language Use-Case Notation version 1.3

Authors: Phalp, K.T. and Cox, K.

Conference: OOPSLA Workshop on Rigorous Modeling and Analysis of the UML: Challenges and Limitations

Dates: 2 November 1999


A case study was undertaken to examine and apply the UML use-case notation version 1.3. This study shows that the notation is open to interpretation and the semantics of the use-case relationships are confusing. The attempt to bolt on the object-oriented inheritance structure to the use-case notation is shown to cause problems with users.

Source: Manual

Preferred by: Keith Phalp