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Towards Pattern-Driven Engineering of Run-Time Adaptive User Interfaces for Smart Production Environments

  • Marc Seissler
  • Kai Breiner
  • Gerrit Meixner
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6761)

Abstract

Model-based development of run-time adaptive user interfaces still poses a complex problem since several models have to be specified and interlinked by the developers. In this paper we present a first concept of a pattern driven development methodology that addresses the reuse of user interface aspects. An XML-based pattern notation is introduced that supports the specification of patterns for different UI core models (room-based Use Model, Dialog Model and Presentation). The pattern notation further separates the pattern interface description from the used model fragments via a pattern interface implementation. This enables the light-weight integration of a pattern application process without touching the used core models’ specifications.

Keywords

Model-Based User Interface Development HCI Pattern Engineering Run-Time Adaptive User Interfaces Usability Engineering 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Seissler
    • 1
  • Kai Breiner
    • 2
  • Gerrit Meixner
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Human-Machine-InteractionUniversity of KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany
  2. 2.Software Engineering Research GroupUniversity of KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany
  3. 3.German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)KaiserslauternGermany

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