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
UML Notation Shapes - Association Ends

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



 

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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