[gme-users] association-like notation

Molnar Zoltan zolmol at isis.vanderbilt.edu
Sat Aug 27 10:55:41 CDT 2005


You can define an attribute for the connection, in the metamodel, and
if you'd like that attribute value can be shown on the connection line 
itself. (Details about the trick to show an attribute's value on a 
connection to come later.)

Br, Zoli

Manfred Heckler wrote:
> Hello,
> I'd like to use a notation in my models, which is similar to the
> notation of association classes in the meta model. This can be thought
> of an "association" not only in the meta model, but in the model
> itself.
> For example, I'd like to express the predicate: "We 'go' from town
> 'Leipzig' to town 'Hannover' 'by bus'" or "... 'by train'".
> "go" is the name of the connection between the kind "town". When we
> have such a connection between 'Leipzig' and 'Hannover', I'd like to
> add the association 'by' simply be adding a kind 'vehicle' named "bus"
> (or "train") and connect / associate it to the 'go'-connection.
> Is it possibe, to express such scenario in GME?
> Yours sincerly,
> -Manfred
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