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Abstract Class UML 2.5::Behavior

Description:

Behavior is a specification of how its context BehavioredClassifier 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.

Direct Superclasses: Class

Direct Subclasses: StateMachine, OpaqueBehavior, Interaction, Activity

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

Properties:

context : BehavioredClassifier (0 1); -- source Behavior
isReentrant : Boolean (1 1); -- source Behavior

Tells whether the Behavior can be invoked while it is still executing from a previous invocation.
Default value: TRUE

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
extension : Extension (0 *); -- source Class
isAbstract : Boolean (1 1); -- source Class
isActive : Boolean (1 1); -- source Class

Determines whether an object specified by this Class is active or not. If true, then the owning Class is referred to as an active Class. If false, then such a Class is referred to as a passive Class.
Default value: FALSE

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

The superclasses of a Class, derived from its Generalizations.
{derived}
Redefines: Classifier.general

classifierBehavior : Behavior (0 1); -- source BehavioredClassifier
interfaceRealization : InterfaceRealization (0 *); -- source BehavioredClassifier
ownedBehavior : Behavior (0 *); -- source BehavioredClassifier
ownedPort : Port (0 *); -- source EncapsulatedClassifier
ownedConnector : Connector (0 *); -- source StructuredClassifier
part : Property (0 *); -- source StructuredClassifier
role : ConnectableElement (0 *); -- source StructuredClassifier
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

The GeneralizationSet of which this Classifier is a power type.
Opposite: GeneralizationSet.powertype

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 (0 1); -- source PackageableElement
owningTemplateParameter : TemplateParameter (0 1); -- source ParameterableElement
templateBinding : TemplateBinding (0 *); -- source TemplateableElement
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

The name of the NamedElement.

nameExpression : StringExpression (0 1); -- source NamedElement
namespace : Namespace (0 1); -- source NamedElement
qualifiedName : String (0 1); -- source NamedElement
ownedComment : Comment (0 *); -- source Element
ownedElement : Element (0 *); -- source Element
owner : Element (0 1); -- source Element

Constraints:

No additional constraints.

Operations:

Signature: outputParameters() : Parameter;
Description: The out, inout and return ownedParameters.
Expression: result = (ownedParameter->select(direction=ParameterDirectionKind::out or direction=ParameterDirectionKind::inout or direction=ParameterDirectionKind::return))

Signature: inputParameters() : Parameter;
Description: The in and inout ownedParameters of the Behavior.
Expression: result = (ownedParameter->select(direction=ParameterDirectionKind::_'in' or direction=ParameterDirectionKind::inout))

Signature: context.1() : BehavioredClassifier;
Description: A Behavior that is directly owned as a nestedClassifier does not have a context. Otherwise, to determine the context of a Behavior, find the first BehavioredClassifier reached by following the chain of owner relationships from the Behavior, if any. If there is such a BehavioredClassifier, then it is the context, unless it is itself a Behavior with a non-empty context, in which case that is also the context for the original Behavior.
Expression: result = (if nestingClass <> null then null else let b:BehavioredClassifier = self.behavioredClassifier(self.owner) in if b.oclIsKindOf(Behavior) and b.oclAsType(Behavior)._'context' <> null then b.oclAsType(Behavior)._'context' else b endif endif )

Signature: behavioredClassifier(from : Element; ) : BehavioredClassifier;
Description: The first BehavioredClassifier reached by following the chain of owner relationships from the Behavior, if any.
Expression:



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