UML-Checker: An Approach for Verifying UML Behavioral Diagrams

@article{Fernandes2014UMLCheckerAA,
  title={UML-Checker: An Approach for Verifying UML Behavioral Diagrams},
  author={Fl{\'a}vio Fernandes and Mark A. J. Song},
  journal={J. Softw.},
  year={2014},
  volume={9},
  pages={1229-1236}
}
UML is a visual modeling language used for specifying, visualizing, constructing, and documenting software artifacts. Despite having many features to model systems, conducting verifications and validations on UML models is not an easy task. In this paper, the problem of performing verification of UML models is discussed through a translation of UML behavioral diagrams into formal models to be verified by a symbolic model checker. An approach and tool (UML checker) is presented in order to… 
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