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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

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