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Class UML 2.3::Realization

Description:

Realization is a specialized abstraction relationship between two sets of model elements, one representing a specification (the supplier) and the other represents an implementation of the latter (the client). Realization can be used to model stepwise refinement, optimizations, transformations, templates, model synthesis, framework composition, etc.

Direct Superclasses: Abstraction

Direct Subclasses: Substitution, InterfaceRealization, ComponentRealization

Class Precedence List: Realization, Abstraction, Dependency, PackageableElement, ParameterableElement, NamedElement, DirectedRelationship, Relationship, Element

Properties:

mapping : OpaqueExpression (0 1); -- source Abstraction
client : NamedElement (1 *); -- source Dependency

The element(s) dependent on the supplier element(s). In some cases (such as a Trace Abstraction) the assignment of direction (that is, the designation of the client element) is at the discretion of the modeler, and is a stipulation.
Subsets: DirectedRelationship.source
Opposite: NamedElement.clientDependency

supplier : NamedElement (1 *); -- source Dependency
visibility : VisibilityKind (1 1); -- source PackageableElement
owningTemplateParameter : TemplateParameter (0 1); -- source ParameterableElement
templateParameter : TemplateParameter (0 1); -- source ParameterableElement
clientDependency : Dependency (0 *); -- source NamedElement
name : String (0 1); -- source NamedElement
nameExpression : StringExpression (0 1); -- source NamedElement
namespace : Namespace (0 1); -- source NamedElement
qualifiedName : String (0 1); -- source NamedElement
source : Element (1 *); -- source DirectedRelationship
target : Element (1 *); -- source DirectedRelationship
relatedElement : Element (1 *); -- source Relationship
ownedComment : Comment (0 *); -- source Element
ownedElement : Element (0 *); -- source Element
owner : Element (0 1); -- source Element

Constraints:

No additional constraints.

Operations:

No additional operations.



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