Re: Flatenning statecharts



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Jason Gorman (jasong@xml-objects.com)
Tue, 6 Nov 2001 09:33:57 -0000


Is this a little like the FREE model that Robert Binder discusses in his book on OO testing? Jason Gorman ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ivan Porres" <iporres@abo.fi> To: "Puml-List@Cs. York. Ac. Uk" <puml-list@cs.york.ac.uk> Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2001 7:35 AM Subject: Flatenning statecharts > Dear UML scholars, > > We have been thinking about flattening UML statecharts, i.e. removing > hierarchy, orthogonal regions etc. By flattening UML statechart we do > not mean converting a UML statechart into a finite-state > automaton, but to another statechart that only uses the "simpler" model > elements. > > In the <<UML>> conference in Toronto, people seemed to agree that you > cannot always flatten UML statecharts. However, We can't really think > of an example where you cannot flatten a composite state with > orthogonal regions by taking the Cartesian product of the substates > (and arranging transitions accordingly). > > Can anyone give such an example or pointers to papers that discuss > this? > > > Regards, > > Dag and Ivan > > --- > Ivan Porres > iporres@abo.fi http://www.abo.fi/~iporres > Lemminkaisenkatu 14A - FIN-20520 Turku Finland > Phone +358-2-2153463 Fax: +358-2-2410154 > > > > > To remove yourself from this list please mail puml-list-request@cs.york.ac.uk > with a message containing the word "unsubscribe". > >


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