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Class UML 2.4.1::Generalization


A generalization is a taxonomic relationship between a more general classifier and a more specific classifier. Each instance of the specific classifier is also an indirect instance of the general classifier. Thus, the specific classifier inherits the features of the more general classifier.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
generalizationSet : GeneralizationSet (0 *); -- source Generalization

Designates a set in which instances of Generalization is considered members.
Opposite: GeneralizationSet.generalization

isSubstitutable : Boolean (0 1); -- source Generalization
specific : Classifier (1 1); -- source Generalization
source : Element (1 *); -- source DirectedRelationship

Specifies the sources of the DirectedRelationship.
Derived union with sources: (specific)
Subsets: Relationship.relatedElement

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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