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ALSO CALLED: Unified Modeling Language, Modeling Languages
DEFINITION: A collaboration diagram, also called a communication diagram or interaction diagram, is an illustration of the relationships and interactions among software objects in theUnified Modeling Language (UML). The concept is more than a decade old although it has been refined as modeling paradigms have evolved.A collaboration diagram resembles a flowchart that portrays the roles, functionality and behavior  … 
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Safety Analysis Using UML
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the use of the fault tree analysis (FTA) approach to safety analysis and the use of the UML® profiling mechanism to create a safety analysis profile, including the definition of its normative metamodel.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 13 Dec 2010

IBM

Using UML and SDL for Next Generation Networking (NGN)
sponsored by Telelogic, An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: UML and SDL are the design languages for third generation systems. This whitepaper discusses using an integrated UML and SDL approach, and using a design example that utilizes Telelogic solutions for Model Driven Development (MDD).
Posted: 30 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

Telelogic, An IBM Company

IBM Rational Systems Development Solution eKit
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to improve product quality and communication during systems development to effectively reduce costs and respond to changing business requirements.
Posted: 27 Nov 2007 | Published: 25 Jul 2006

IBM Software Group

Relational Modeling with UML
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the basic concepts behind relational modeling, how it applies to databases and how it is implemented using UML.
Posted: 20 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2003

IBM Software Group

The Sonic ESB: An Architecture and Lifecycle Definition
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise service bus (ESB) is a key SOA infrastructure technology to connect, mediate and control services and their interactions. Read this detailed analysis of the architecture and lifecycle of an ESB.
Posted: 06 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

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UML DEFINITION (continued): …  of individual objects as well as the overall operation of the system in real time. Objects are shown as rectangles with naming labels inside. These labelsare preceded by colons and may be underlined. The relationships between the objects are shown as lines connecting the rectangles. The messages between objects are shown as arrows connecting the relevant rectangles along with labels that define the message sequencing.Collaboration diagrams are best suited to the portrayal of simple interactions among relatively small numbers of objects. As the number of objects and messages grows, a collaboration … 
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