A semantic and methodological essence of message sequence charts

@article{Broy2005ASA,
  title={A semantic and methodological essence of message sequence charts},
  author={Manfred Broy},
  journal={Sci. Comput. Program.},
  year={2005},
  volume={54},
  pages={213-256}
}
Message sequence charts (MSCs) are a technique to describe patterns of interaction between the components of interactive distributed systems by specific interaction diagrams. MSCs have evolved in telecommunication applications, defined as a standard, and have become very popular in the design of software architectures and, generally, of distributed or object-oriented software systems. They are used frequently to describe scenarios of interactions illustrating instances of use cases… CONTINUE READING