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  • On the meanings of subsetting, specialization and redefinition in UML 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Guizzardi, Giancarlo (2011-06-27)
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    UML 2 has improved the expressiveness of the language with respect to associations in several manners. A significant one has been the introduction of the association redefinition concept. Association subsetting and association ...
  • Ontological analysis of means-end links 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Guizzardi, Renata; Guizzardi, Giancarlo; López Cuesta, Lidia (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2011)
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    The i* community has raised several main dialects and dozens of variations in the definition of the i* language. Differences may be found related not just to the representation of new concepts but to the very core of the ...
  • Ontological distinctions between means-end and contribution links in the i* framework 

    Guizzardi, Renata; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Guizzardi, Giancarlo; Wieringa, Roel (Springer, 2013)
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    The i* framework is a renowned Requirements Engineering approach. This work is part of an ongoing effort to provide ontological interpretations for the i* core concepts. With this, we aim at proposing a more uniform use ...
  • Using a foundational ontology to investigate the semantics behind the concepts of the i* language 

    Guizzardi, Renata; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Guizzardi, Giancarlo; Wieringa, Roel (2013)
    Conference report
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    In the past few years, the community that develops i* has become aware of the problem of having so many variants, since it makes it difficult for newcomers to learn how to use the language and even to experts to efficiently ...