15.5. Modeling Information Dynamics in UML

The UML includes a range of different diagram types—13 types in all in UML Version 2 (an increase over the nine types available in UML Version 1). Figure 15.32 shows the range of diagram types: boxes with dashed lines are simply summary supertypes and not actual types of diagram.

Figure 15.32. UML 2 diagram types.

UML supports information modeling through class diagrams and, to a lesser extent, object diagrams. These have been covered in some detail elsewhere in this book and we won’t discuss them again here. UML also has several diagram types that can be used to model behavior.

The four types of ...

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