John Krogstie

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Received: 17 May 2005 Revised: 16 December 2005 Accepted: 3 January 2006 Abstract A semiotic framework for evaluating the quality of conceptual models was proposed by (Lindland OI, Sindre G and Sølvberg A (1994) Understanding Quality in Conceptual Modelling, IEEE Software 11(2), 41–49) and has later been extended in several works. While the extensions have(More)
Many researchers have evaluated different parts of UMLTM and have come up with suggestions for improvements to different parts of the language. This chapter looks at UML (version 1.4) as a whole, and contains an overview evaluation of UML and how it is described in the OMGTM standard. The evaluation is done using a general framework for understanding(More)
Organizations are continuously under the pressure of change, and develop through a process of social construction, based on its individuals’ current perception of the world. Most organizations have a partly computerized information system to support adequate action so that perceived value addition may be achieved within this environment. It is regarded that(More)
1. INTRODUCTION Modelling activities are central in the development and maintenance of computerised information systems. Examples of types of models that are developed are: – The existing information systems in the organisation as they are perceived by the participants of the project are modelled during analysis. – The future information system (IS) is(More)
The notion of <i>quality</i> of information system models and other conceptual models is not well understood. However, recent quality frameworks have tried to take a more systematic approach. We have earlier developed a framework for understanding and assessing the quality of models in general, with emphasis on models made in conceptual modeling languages.(More)