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Abstract Class UML 2.4.1::Behavior

Description:

Behavior is a specification of how its context classifier changes state over time. This specification may be either a definition of possible behavior execution or emergent behavior, or a selective illustration of an interesting subset of possible executions. The latter form is typically used for capturing examples, such as a trace of a particular execution.A behavior owns zero or more parameter sets.

Direct Superclasses: Class

Direct Subclasses: StateMachine, OpaqueBehavior, Interaction, Activity

Class Precedence List: Behavior, Class, EncapsulatedClassifier, StructuredClassifier, BehavioredClassifier, Classifier, Namespace, Type, PackageableElement, ParameterableElement, RedefinableElement, NamedElement, TemplateableElement, Element

Properties:

context : BehavioredClassifier (0 1); -- source Behavior
isReentrant : Boolean (1 1); -- source Behavior
ownedParameter : Parameter (0 *); -- source Behavior
ownedParameterSet : ParameterSet (0 *); -- source Behavior
postcondition : Constraint (0 *); -- source Behavior
precondition : Constraint (0 *); -- source Behavior
redefinedBehavior : Behavior (0 *); -- source Behavior
specification : BehavioralFeature (0 1); -- source Behavior

Designates a behavioral feature that the behavior implements. The behavioral feature must be owned by the classifier that owns the behavior or be inherited by it. The parameters of the behavioral feature and the implementing behavior must match. A behavior does not need to have a specification, in which case it either is the classifer behavior of a BehavioredClassifier or it can only be invoked by another behavior of the classifier.
Opposite: BehavioralFeature.method

extension : Extension (0 *); -- source Class
isAbstract : Boolean (1 1); -- source Class
isActive : Boolean (1 1); -- source Class
nestedClassifier : Classifier (0 *); -- source Class
ownedAttribute : Property (0 *); -- source Class
ownedOperation : Operation (0 *); -- source Class
ownedReception : Reception (0 *); -- source Class
superClass : Class (0 *); -- source Class
ownedPort : Port (0 *); -- source EncapsulatedClassifier
ownedConnector : Connector (0 *); -- source StructuredClassifier
part : Property (0 *); -- source StructuredClassifier
role : ConnectableElement (0 *); -- source StructuredClassifier
classifierBehavior : Behavior (0 1); -- source BehavioredClassifier
interfaceRealization : InterfaceRealization (0 *); -- source BehavioredClassifier
ownedBehavior : Behavior (0 *); -- source BehavioredClassifier
attribute : Property (0 *); -- source Classifier
collaborationUse : CollaborationUse (0 *); -- source Classifier
feature : Feature (0 *); -- source Classifier
generalization : Generalization (0 *); -- source Classifier
inheritedMember : NamedElement (0 *); -- source Classifier
isFinalSpecialization : Boolean (1 1); -- source Classifier
ownedTemplateSignature : RedefinableTemplateSignature (0 1); -- source Classifier
ownedUseCase : UseCase (0 *); -- source Classifier
powertypeExtent : GeneralizationSet (0 *); -- source Classifier
redefinedClassifier : Classifier (0 *); -- source Classifier
representation : CollaborationUse (0 1); -- source Classifier
substitution : Substitution (0 *); -- source Classifier
templateParameter : ClassifierTemplateParameter (0 1); -- source Classifier
useCase : UseCase (0 *); -- source Classifier
elementImport : ElementImport (0 *); -- source Namespace
importedMember : PackageableElement (0 *); -- source Namespace
member : NamedElement (0 *); -- source Namespace
ownedMember : NamedElement (0 *); -- source Namespace
ownedRule : Constraint (0 *); -- source Namespace
packageImport : PackageImport (0 *); -- source Namespace
package : Package (0 1); -- source Type
visibility : VisibilityKind (1 1); -- source PackageableElement
owningTemplateParameter : TemplateParameter (0 1); -- source ParameterableElement
isLeaf : Boolean (1 1); -- source RedefinableElement
redefinedElement : RedefinableElement (0 *); -- source RedefinableElement
redefinitionContext : Classifier (0 *); -- source RedefinableElement
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
templateBinding : TemplateBinding (0 *); -- source TemplateableElement
ownedComment : Comment (0 *); -- source Element
ownedElement : Element (0 *); -- source Element
owner : Element (0 1); -- source Element

Constraints:

Signature: parameters_match() : Boolean;
Description: The parameters of the behavior must match the parameters of the implemented behavioral feature.
Expression: true

Signature: must_realize() : Boolean;
Description: If the implemented behavioral feature has been redefined in the ancestors of the owner of the behavior, then the behavior must realize the latest redefining behavioral feature.
Expression: true

Signature: most_one_behaviour() : Boolean;
Description: There may be at most one behavior for a given pairing of classifier (as owner of the behavior) and behavioral feature (as specification of the behavior).
Expression: true

Signature: feature_of_context_classifier() : Boolean;
Description: The implemented behavioral feature must be a feature (possibly inherited) of the context classifier of the behavior.
Expression: true

Operations:

No additional operations.



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