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Modeling State Diagrams with And-Cross Transitions

@inproceedings{Adesina2016ModelingSD,
  title={Modeling State Diagrams with And-Cross Transitions},
  author={Opeyemi O. Adesina and St{\'e}phane S. Som{\'e} and Timothy C. Lethbridge},
  booktitle={MoDeVVa@MoDELS},
  year={2016}
}
We propose an approach to encode state diagrams with and-cross transitions. The notion of and-cross transitions is being rejected by researchers and practitioners in model-driven engineering community for reasons that include limited use-inpractice, unmanageable underlying complexity, and availability of alternative modeling solutions. In this paper, we show that and-cross transitions can be useful in practice and its underlying structural complexity can be managed for the purpose of analysis. 
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