The Toolkit for Conceptual Modeling (TCM) is a collection of software tools
to present conceptual models of software systems in the form of diagrams,
tables, trees, and the like. A conceptual model of a system is a
structure used to represent the requirements or architecture of the system. TCM
is meant to be used for specifying and maintaining requirements for
desired systems, in which a number of techniques and heuristics for problem
analysis, function refinement, behavior specification, and architecture
specification are used. TCM takes the form of a suite of graphical editors
that can be used in these design tasks. These editors can be categorized into:
- Generic editors, for generic diagrams, generic tables and generic trees.
- Structured Analysis (SA) editors, for entity-relationship diagrams, data
and event flow diagrams, state transition diagrams, function refinement
trees, transaction-use tables and function-entity type tables.
- Unified Modeling Language (UML) editors, for static structure diagrams,
use-case diagrams, activity diagrams, state charts, message sequence
diagrams, collaboration diagrams, component diagrams and deployment
Current Version: 2.01
License Type: GPL
Source Code Availability: Yes
Available Binary Packages:
- Debian Package: No
- RedHat RPM Package: Yes
- Other Packages: Yes (tar.gz)
Linux (x86), Solaris (sparc and x86), IRIX(SGI),
AIX(RS6000), HPUX and OSF/1(DecAlpha)
Requires Motif or LessTif for the GUI. But for Linux
statically linked binaries are provided.
ftp://ftp.cs.utwente.nl/pub/tcm/ (FTP Site)
Mailing Lists/USENET News Groups:
firstname.lastname@example.org (request to subscribe by
sending an empty message to
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