Chapter 12

Use Cases


In this chapter, we will cover Use Cases and their diagrams, how to choose them, how to model them, their properties, and their relationships.

On the OCUP 2 Foundation Examination, Use Cases make up 5% of the total scoring.


Actor; Base Use Case; extend; extended Use Case; extension; extension point; generalization; include; Included Use Case; multiplicity; primary Actor; owner; secondary Actor; specialization; Subject; system boundary; System of Interest; Use Case

12.1 Finding Use Cases

Use Cases are the simplest UML diagram, but probably one of the most useful. Even though packages are the organizational element that captures the decomposition into work packages, team assignments, or tasks, it is the Use Case ...

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