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OCL Extended with Temporal Logic

  • Paul Ziemann
  • Martin Gogolla
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2890)

Abstract

UML class diagrams have become a standard for modeling the static structure of object-oriented software systems. OCL can be used for formulating additional constraints that can not be expressed with the diagrams. In this paper, we extend OCL with temporal operators to formulate temporal constraints.

Keywords

Temporal Logic Object Model State Sequence Temporal Constraint Object Type 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Ziemann
    • 1
  • Martin Gogolla
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of BremenBremenGermany

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