Automatic Layout Generation with XML Wrapping

  • Istvan Beszteri
  • Petri Vuorimaa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2642)


Because of the increasing variety of user terminals, there is a great demand for server side content adaptation. This paper describes a method to generate different layouts of an XML document automatically on server side, according to some information about the client needs. As a result of the algorithm, an XHTML document is generated from an XML source. The layout of the resulting XHTML adapts to the client’s requirements. The information about the client is sent to the server by CC/PP protocol. The generation of the layout is done dynamically on the server according to a predefined general layout template. A simple document is introduced, and tested with the most common web browsers as an example.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Istvan Beszteri
    • 1
  • Petri Vuorimaa
    • 1
  1. 1.Telecommunications Software and Multimedia Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and EngineeringHelsinki University of TechnologyHUTFinland

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