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UML, xtUML, and the xtUML Process


This session is an overview of the xtUML profile. It discusses the analysis, design, implementation, and test of xtUML models. It provides a general knowledge of the xtUML modeling languages and insight into deploying xtUML.

What You Will Learn

  • How does xtUML compare to other MLs?
  • What types of modeling are best suited to xtUML?
  • What are the roles and activities contained in the xtUML process?
  • How does the xtUML process compare/contrast with other popular Systems Engineering processes?

Who Should Attend

  • Systems Engineers
  • SW Engineers/SW Architects
  • HW/Electrical Design Engineers
  • Systems Designers
  • Projects Managers for Systems Projects

About the Presenter

Presenter Image Bill Chown

Product Marketing Director, System Level Engineering Division, Mentor Graphics

Bill Chown is product marketing director for the system-level engineering division at Mentor Graphics. His design career went from developing mixed signal and DSP systems at chip and board level in the UK, managing projects through to layout and production test, before moving to the semiconductor industry with Intersil. He has subsequently worked in EDA and test software development in Europe and the US with Mentor Graphics, Summit Design/TSSI, Integrated Measurement Systems and Credence. A twenty-nine year industry veteran, Bill currently specializes in system-level design and analysis across technology disciplines. Additionally, Bill has been involved with standards activities for several years, serving in the CFI, ECSI, and STIL initiatives, is past chair of the TTTC TAC on Virtual Test, served as a board member for The SPIRIT Consortium and is a board member for OMG. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, and holds an Electronic Engineering degree from the University of Wales and an MBA from the University of Oregon

Products Covered

Inside xtUML – an Online Learning Series

A learning experience that covers xtUML modeling details and the application of the xtUML process.

Technical Requirements

What do I need to watch and hear this web seminar?

Mentor Graphics’ web seminars are delivered using Adobe Connect. You will be able to login to the seminar room 15 minutes prior to the start time on the day of the presentation. You can hear the audio using your computer’s speakers via VoIP (Voice over IP) and background music will play prior to the beginning of the presentation.

Detailed system requirements

Microsoft® Windows

  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10.3 or later
  • 1.4GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor and 512MB of RAM

Mac OS X, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7.4, 10.8

  • Mozilla Firefox; Apple Safari; Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3
  • 1.83GHz Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor and 512MB of RAM


  • Ubuntu 10.04, 11.04; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; OpenSuSE 11.3
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3


  • Apple supported devices: iPad, iPad2, iPad3; iPhone 4 and 4 S, iPod touch (3rd generation minimum recommended)
  • Apple supported OS versions summary: iOS 4.3.x, 5.x, or 6.x (5.x or higher recommended)
  • Android supported devices: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1), Samsung Galaxy Tab (10.1), ASUS Transformer, Samsung Galaxy Tab (7”) , Motorola Xoom, Motorola Xoom 2, Nexus 7
  • Android supported OS versions summary: 2.2 and higher
  • Android AIR Runtime required: 3.2 or higher

Additional requirements

  • Bandwidth: 512Kbps for participants, meeting attendees, and end users of Adobe Connect applications. Connection: DSL/cable (wired connection recommended) for Adobe Connect presenters, administrators, trainers, and event and meeting hosts.

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