This is Informative video about Use Case Diagram Relationships and Associated Notifications.
Pioneered by Dr Evar Jacobson while he was with Ericsson, Use cases are very important UML behaviour diagrams. They are prepared by the IT Business Analyst during Requirements (Elicitation / Analysis/Documentation) phases. Use Case diagrams are referred by all the stake holders of the IT project including the Software Architects, Clients, Software Testers etc. Use cases have got a simple notation but can hold rich information. The information contained in the Use case model is highly enriched by the use of Relationships in the UML use case diagram.
Five Relationships in a Use Case Diagram
There are 5 relationships in a Use Case Diagram they are
- Association between Use Case and a Actor
- Generalization between Actors
- Generalization between Usecases
- Include Relationship between Usecases
- Extend Relationship between Usecases
Now it is time to learn these Use Case Diagram Relationships