[Modeling] Modeling an Agent Class- register your opinion
Dr. Hong Zhu
Tue, 24 Jun 2003 08:58:10 +0100
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> No, I am not saying that. I was just responding to your statement that "
> traditional OO, classes are not dynamic classifications. In this TC, we
> have been address the possibilities of extending UML -- not "traditional
> And further to your question: I regard dynamic and multiple classification
> as necessary conditions for agent-based roles, but not sufficient ones.
Yes, I agree with you. I would add a 'congregation' part-whole relation as
another condition for agent-based role modelling. Am I right? and What else
would you add into the list?
> On 6/23/03 6:15 PM, "Dr. Hong Zhu" indited:
> > So, are you saying that we need nothing more to support role models in
> >> Both UML 1 and UML 2 support dynamic and multiple classification for
> >> classes.
> >> -Jim
> >> On 6/20/03 3:50 AM, "Dr. Hong Zhu" indited:
> >>> Should I read your uses of the term 'class' as 'agent class'? because,
> > in
> >>> traditional OO, classes are not dynamic classifications. If so, I
> > entirely
> >>> agree with you that roles are 'agent classes' from its language
> > feature's
> >>> point of view.
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