EXTENDED DEADLINE Aug 16th - UML 2004 Workshop on Use Cases



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From: Pierre Metz (pmetz@fbi.fh-darmstadt.de)
Date: Fri 30 Jul 2004 - 11:31:09 BST


UPDATE: Deadline for submissions has been extended until August 16th, 2004.


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             Open Issues in Industrial Use Case Modeling
                          Workshop WS-6
   7th International Conference on the Unified Modeling Language
                            (UML '04)
                October 10-15, 2004, Lisbon, Portugal

Use Cases have received great attention as a specification tool for 
observable behavior of systems. However, there is still
controversy, inconsistency, and loose interpretation of use case
models. This workshop will bring together use case experts for
identifying and characterizing open issues and promising avenues of 
inquiry regarding use cases representation, semantics and modeling.

Call for Papers

Researchers, lecturers and practitioners are invited to participate in the
 workshop. Some proposed topics include, but are not limited to:

- Alignment of textual use case specification items and graphical 
representation: use case relationships, use case standard templates, use 
case contracts, etc.
- Dychotomic views of use cases: functional vs. structural.
- Relationships among use cases: actors collaboration vs. actor
participation, use cases decomposition, missing or novel
relationships.

The number of participants will be restricted to 15 to ensure a rich 
discussion follows the paper presentations. Participants will be
selected upon acceptance of a position paper, according to anonymous 
reviews and overall fit with the workshop theme. Additional papers may be 
explicitly invited if deemed useful.

The workshop site (www.ie.inf.uc3m.es/uml2004-ws6/) has a fuller
topic list and some related resources. LNCS will publish a proceeding 
volume with the UML 2004 workshop reports, written by the workshops 
organizers.
A specific publication of workshop proceedings is expected.



Submission and Dates

EXTENDED Submission deadline: August 16th
Notification of acceptance: September 3rd
Final version: September 18th
Workshop date: Sunday, October 10th

Position papers (4.000 words at most) submitted in electronic form (PDF 
encouraged), following the same style rules and format
established for the UML'04 Conference papers.

Contact for submission: Gonzalo Génova (ggenova [at] inf.uc3m.es)  Please
send e- mail with subject "UML04 WS6 submission".

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