Real-Time UML: Developing Efficient Objects for Embedded Systems book is part of the Object Technology Series. This book introduces object technology and its standard notation, the Unified Modeling Language. Diagrams and tables on UML supplement the editorial. References are provided at the end of each chapter, and an index is also included.
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