In This Lecture You Will Learn:

  • The purpose of use case diagrams
  • The notation of use case diagrams
  • How to draw use case diagrams
  • How to write use case descriptions
  • How prototyping can be used with use case modelling


  • Jacobson et al. (1992)
  • Rosenberg and Scott (1999)
  • Cockburn (2000)
  • Object-Oriented Technology – From Diagram to Code with Visual Paradigm for UML, Curtis H.K. Tsang, Clarence S.W. Lau and Y.K. Leung, McGraw-Hill Education (Asia), 2005