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An Eclipse GMF Tool for Modelling User Interaction

  • Jesús M. Almendros-Jiménez
  • Luis Iribarne
  • José Andrés Asensio
  • Nicolás Padilla
  • Cristina Vicente-Chicote
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5736)

Abstract

Model-Driven Development (MDD) has encouraged the use of automated software tools that facilitate the development process from modelling to coding. User Interfaces (UI), as a significant part of most applications, should also be modelled using a MDD perspective. This paper presents an Eclipse GMF tool for modelling user-interaction diagrams –an specialization of the UML state-machines for UI design– which can be used for describing the behaviour of user interfaces.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jesús M. Almendros-Jiménez
    • 1
  • Luis Iribarne
    • 1
  • José Andrés Asensio
    • 1
  • Nicolás Padilla
    • 1
  • Cristina Vicente-Chicote
    • 2
  1. 1.Dpto. de Lenguajes y ComputaciónUniversidad de AlmeríaSpain
  2. 2.Dpto. de Tecnologias de la InformaciónUniversidad Politécnica de CartagenaSpain

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