Model-Driven Dynamic Generation of Context-Adaptive Web User Interfaces

Lohmann, S., Kaltz, W. J., & Ziegler, J. (2007). In T. Kühne (Ed.), Models in Software Engineering - Workshops and Symposia at MoDELS 2006. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.


The systematic development of user interfaces that enhance interaction quality by adapting to the context of use is a desirable, but also highly challenging task. This paper examines to which extent contextual knowledge can be systematically incorporated in the model-driven dynamic generation of Web user interfaces that provide interaction for operational features. Three parts of the generation process are distinguished: selection, parameterization, and presentation. A semantically enriched service-oriented approach is presented that is based on the Catwalk framework for model interpretation and generation of adaptive, context-aware Web applications. Automation possibilities are addressed and an exemplary case study is presented.


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Dynamic Generation of Context-Adaptive Web User Interfaces through Model Interpretation

Lohmann, S., Kaltz, W. J., & Ziegler, J. (2006). In A. Pleuss, J. Van den Bergh, H. Hussmann, S. Sauer, & A. Boedcher (Eds.), Proceedings of the MoDELS’06 Workshop on Model Driven Development of Advanced User Interfaces. Genua, Italien.

Dynamische Generierung kontextadaptiver Benutzungsschnittstellen durch Modellinterpretation

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Context-aware Web Engineering: Modeling and Applications

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Novel approaches for Web Information and Service Engineering

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