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Title: A thread-tag based semantics for sequence diagrams
Authors: Dan, H
Hierons, RM
Counsell, S
Keywords: Sequence Diagram;Semantics;Partially ordered multiset;Concurrency;Object-oriented;Thread tag
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: 5th IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering and Formal Methods (SEFM 2007), London: 173-182, Sep 2007
Abstract: The sequence diagram is one of the most popular behaviour modelling languages which offers an intuitive and visual way of describing expected behaviour of object-oriented software. Much research work has investigated ways of providing a formal semantics for sequence diagrams. However, these proposed semantics may not properly interpret sequence diagrams when lifelines do not correspond to threads of controls. In this paper, we address this problem and propose a thread-tag based sequence diagram as a solution. A formal, partially ordered multiset based semantics for the thread-tag based sequence diagrams is proposed.
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Dept of Computer Science Research Papers
Software Engineering (B-SERC)

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