UML Sequence Diagrams

During the requirements analysis phase, the system can be treated as a single "black box", which means that we can look at the system's behavior (what it does) without explaining how it does it. Read this section to see an example of a simplified trace diagram that shows only system input events. This is called a system sequence diagram.

5. Steps to Create a Conceptual Model

The following steps can be applied to create a conceptual model: 

  • Identify and List candidate concepts using the Concept Category List and noun phrase identification related to the current requirements under consideration. 
  • Represent them in a conceptual model. 
  • Add associations necessary to record relationships for which there are a need to preserve some memory. 
  • Add the attributes necessary to fulfill the information requirements.