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Enterprise Patterns and MDA: Building Better Software with Archetype Patterns and UML by Ila Neustadt, Jim Arlow

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Chapter 3. Literate modeling

3.1 Acknowledgments

We'd like to acknowledge Dr. Wolfgang Emmerich of University College London and Mr. John Quinn of British Airways for their help in the work we present in this chapter. We initially presented the core ideas of literate modeling in a paper titled “Literate Modelling—Capturing Business Knowledge with the UML” [Arlow 1998] at the «UML» '98 conference.

3.2 Introduction

In this chapter we're going to discuss literate modeling. This is a way to enhance a UML model by embedding it in an easy-to-read narrative. In Sections 3.3 through 3.7, we examine the problems with UML and other visual modeling languages. In Sections 3.8 through 3.18, we look at a solution and describe the specific techniques that ...

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