An Initial Experimental Assessment of the Dynamic Modelling in UML

  title={An Initial Experimental Assessment of the Dynamic Modelling in UML},
  author={Mari Carmen Otero and Jos{\'e} Javier Dolado},
  journal={Empirical Software Engineering},
The goal of this empirical study is to compare the semantic comprehension of three different notations for representing the dynamic behaviour in unified modelling language (UML): (a) sequence diagrams, (b) collaboration diagrams, and (c) state diagrams. Eighteen students of Informatics analysed the three types of diagrams within three different application domains. We performed a 3 × 3 factorial experimental design with repeated measures. The metrics collected were total time and total score… CONTINUE READING
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