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Author Balsamo, Simonetta ♦ Marzolla, Moreno
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Unified modeling language (uml) ♦ Simulation ♦ Performance modeling
Abstract Quantitative performance analysis of software systems should be integrated in the early stages of the development process. We propose a simulation-based performance modeling of software architectures specified in UML. We propose an algorithm for deriving a simulation model from annotated UML software architectures. We introduce the annotation for some UML diagrams, i.e., Use Case, Activity and Deployment diagrams, to describe system performance parameters. Then we show how to derive a process-oriented simulation model by automatically extracting information from the UML diagrams. Simulation provides performance results that are reported into the UML diagrams as tagged values. The proposed methodology has been implemented into a prototype tool called UML-?. The proposed methodology will be illustrated on a simple case study.
Description Affiliation: Universitá Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Mestre, Italy (Balsamo, Simonetta; Marzolla, Moreno)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1979-04-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes (SOEN)
Volume Number 28
Issue Number 5
Page Count 4
Starting Page 363
Ending Page 366


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Source: ACM Digital Library