Consistency of UML class, object and statechart diagrams using ontology reasoners

Ali Hanzala Khan, Ivan Porres
2015 Journal of Visual Languages and Computing  
We propose an automatic approach to analyze the consistency and satisfiability of Unified Modeling Language UML models containing multiple class, object and statechart diagrams using logic reasoners for the Web Ontology Language OWL 2. We describe how to translate UML models in OWL 2 and we present a tool chain implementing this translation that can be used with any standard compliant UML modeling tool. The proposed approach is limited in scope, but is fully automatic and does not require any
more » ... pertise about OWL 2 and its reasoners from the designer.
doi:10.1016/j.jvlc.2014.11.006 fatcat:2jgeqtvmnvabfbbmzshk24tnuy