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UML 2.0 in Action by Philippe Baumann, Patrick Grassle, Henriette Baumann

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Chapter 2. Basic Principles and Background

Much of what will be explained in the next few chapters is based on a few fundamental concepts. These have been summarized in this chapter.

2.1 Introduction to the Case Study

For our case study we have chosen an airport—the UML Airport. Anyone who has ever been on a flight will have no problems understanding our example.

We will restrict our example to those areas of the airport that passengers are in contact with during departure, meaning we will take a closer look at passenger check-in and boarding. Figure 2.1 illustrates how passenger services can be distinguished from other areas of the airport. It shows the various stages that passengers go through until they are seated in the airplane, buckled up, ...

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