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Transformation of B Specifications into UML Class Diagrams and State Machines

Houda Fekih 1, 2 Leila Jemni Ben Ayed 2 Stephan Merz 1
1 MOSEL - Proof-oriented development of computer-based systems
INRIA Lorraine, LORIA - Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
Abstract : We propose a rule-based approach for transforming B abstract machines into UML diagrams. We believe that important insight into the structure underlying a B model can be gained by representing it in UML, for example in order to explain the model to stakeholders that are not experts in the B formalism. We focus on the generation of class diagram and state machines. Our approach does not prescribe a mechanic algorithm for translation, giving the modeler choices to adapt the resulting UML models as appropriate.
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Houda Fekih, Leila Jemni Ben Ayed, Stephan Merz. Transformation of B Specifications into UML Class Diagrams and State Machines. 21st Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing - SAC 2006, Apr 2006, Dijon, France, pp.1840-1844. ⟨inria-00001269⟩

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