Use Case Diagram - Association Notation

This section describes the Association Notation used in a UML Use Case Diagram. An Association Notation presents a relation between an actor and a use case where the actor is involved in the use case in someway.

An Association Notation is a graphical notation used in a UML Use Case Diagram to represent a relation between an actor and a use case where the actor is involved in the use case in someway.

An Association Notation is drawn as a solid line connecting the actor and the use case. For example, the "Customer" actor is the primary user of the "Place Order" use case. This relation can be drawn as a Association Notations in a UML use case diagram as shown below:
UML Notation Shape - Association

Last update: 2014.

Table of Contents

 About This UML Tutorial Book

 Introduction of UML (Unified Model Language)

 UML Class Diagram and Notations

 UML Activity Diagram and Notations

 UML Sequence Diagram and Notations

 UML State Machine Diagram and Notations

UML Use Case Diagram and Notations

 What Is a Use Case Diagram?

 Use Case Diagram - Use Case Notation

 Use Case Diagram - Actor Notation

Use Case Diagram - Association Notation

 Use Case Diagram - Extend Notation

 Use Case Diagram - Include Notation

 MS Visio 2010 - UML Drawing Tool

 References

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