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    • The analysis class name is unique.
    • The class is used in at least one collaboration.
    • The class's brief description captures the purpose of the class and briefly summarizes its responsibilities.
    • The class represents a single set of cohesive responsibilities.
    • Responsibility names are descriptive and the responsibility descriptions are correct.
    • The responsibilities of the class are consistent with the expectations placed upon it by collaborations in which the class participates.
    • All classes needed to perform the use cases (excluding design classes) have been identified.
    • All actor-system interactions are supported by some boundary class.
    • No two classes possess the same responsibility.
    • Each analysis class represent a distinct set of responsibilities, consistent with the purpose of the class.
    • Relations between use cases (include, extend, generalization) are handled in a consistent way in the analysis model.
    • The complete lifecycle (creation, usage, deletion) of each analysis class is accounted for.
    • The class fulfills the responsibilities required of it, either directly or through delegation.
    • Classes collaborations are supported by appropriate associations.
    • All requirements on the class have been addressed.
    • If the class is a boundary class, all the requirements of the actor have been addressed (including input error).

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