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Pervasive User Interface Elements as Synthetic Networked Files

  • Francisco J. Ballesteros
  • Gorka Guardiola
  • Enrique Soriano-Salvador
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8276)

Abstract

Current computing environments include multiple I/O devices in a highly heterogeneous, distributed, dynamic, multi-user environment. Most UIMS and toolkits fail to address such environments. The O/live UIMS that we built, and have been using for several years, decouples applications from their interfaces by using distributed synthetic file system interfaces to export user interface elements. O/live supports transparent distribution, replication, and migration of user interface elements among highly heterogeneous devices. It is highly programmable without any application support. This paper briefly describes the ideas underlying O/live.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco J. Ballesteros
    • 1
  • Gorka Guardiola
    • 1
  • Enrique Soriano-Salvador
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratorio de SistemasUniversidad Rey Juan CarlosMadridSpain

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