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Class UML 2.3::Generalization


A generalization relates a specific classifier to a more general classifier, and is owned by the specific classifier.

Direct Superclasses: DirectedRelationship

Direct Subclasses:

Class Precedence List: Generalization, DirectedRelationship, Relationship, Element


general : Classifier (1 1); -- source Generalization

References the general classifier in the Generalization relationship.

generalizationSet : GeneralizationSet (0 *); -- source Generalization
isSubstitutable : Boolean (0 1); -- source Generalization

Indicates whether the specific classifier can be used wherever the general classifier can be used. If true, the execution traces of the specific classifier will be a superset of the execution traces of the general classifier.
Default value: TRUE

specific : Classifier (1 1); -- source Generalization
source : Element (1 *); -- source DirectedRelationship
target : Element (1 *); -- source DirectedRelationship
relatedElement : Element (1 *); -- source Relationship
ownedComment : Comment (0 *); -- source Element

The Comments owned by this element.
Subsets: Element.ownedElement

ownedElement : Element (0 *); -- source Element
owner : Element (0 1); -- source Element


Signature: CMOF_14_3_14() : Boolean;
Description: 14.3 [14] Generalization::isSubstitutable must be true
Expression: isSubstitutable = true

Signature: generalization_same_classifier() : Boolean;
Description: Every Generalization associated with a given GeneralizationSet must have the same general Classifier. That is, all Generalizations for a particular GeneralizationSet must have the same superclass.
Expression: true


No additional operations.

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