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UML Collaboration Diagrams, Free Examples and Software Download

> UML Diagram > UML Collaboration Diagrams, Free Examples and Software Download
Posted by Allison Lynch | 08/04/2020
As a powerful UML Collaboration diagramming software with rich examples and templates,Edraw Max is ideal for software designers and software developers who need to draw UML Collaboration Diagrams.

UML Collaboration Diagrams

Use a collaboration diagram (collaboration diagram: An interaction diagram that shows, for one system event described by one use case, how a group of objects collaborates with each other.) to show relationships among object roles such as the set of messages exchanged among the objects to achieve an operation or result.

UML Collaboration diagrams (interaction diagrams) illustrate the relationship and interaction between software objects. They require use cases, system operation contracts, and domain models to exist already. The collaboration diagram demonstrates the transmission of messages between classes and objects (instances). It is created for each system operation that relates to the current development cycle (iteration).

When creating collaboration diagrams, patterns are used to justify relationships. Patterns are the best principles for assigning responsibilities to objects and are described further in the section on patterns. There are two main types of patterns used for assigning responsibilities which are evaluative patterns and driving patterns.

Each system operation initiates a collaboration diagram. Therefore, there is a collaboration diagram for every system operation. Edraw Max is ideal for software designers and software developers who need to draw UML activity diagrams.

UML Collaboration Diagram Software

How to Create UML Collaboration Diagram

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UML Collaboration Diagram Symbols

Edraw Max is an ideal software to draw UML collaboration diagrams.

UML Collaboration Diagram Symbols

Examples of UML Collaboration Diagram

An UML collaboration diagram example diagram for purchasing a bus ticket.

UML Collaboration Diagram

Another example of UML collaboration showing the structure of ATM program.

ATM UML Collaboration

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