Class Diagram - Association End Notation

This section describes the Association End Notation used in a UML Class Diagram. An Association End Notation presents connection properties of an association to a connected class.

An Association End Notation is a graphical notation used in a UML Class Diagram to represent connection properties of an association to a connected class.

An Association End Notation may have the following basic elements:

For example, the "Teacher" class and the "Class" class have an association that "A teacher teaches in a class". This association has two association ends:

The above association and association ends can be drawn in a UML class diagram as shown below:
UML Notation Shapes - Association Ends

Note that an association end may have unspecified name and multiplicity.

Last update: 2014.

Table of Contents

 About This UML Tutorial Book

 Introduction of UML (Unified Model Language)

UML Class Diagram and Notations

 What Is a Class Diagram?

 Class Diagram - Class Notation

 Class Diagram - Association Notation

Class Diagram - Association End Notation

 Class Diagram - Association End Navigability Notation

 Class Diagram - Aggregation and Composition Notations

 Class Diagram - Generalization Notation

 Class Diagram - Realization Notation

 Class Diagram - Dependency Notation

 UML Activity Diagram and Notations

 UML Sequence Diagram and Notations

 UML State Machine Diagram and Notations

 UML Use Case Diagram and Notations

 MS Visio 2010 - UML Drawing Tool

 References

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