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|Title: ||Towards model-based design support for distributed user interfaces|
|Authors: ||VANDERVELPEN, Chris|
|Issue Date: ||2004|
|Publisher: ||ACM Press|
|Citation: ||Proceedings of the Third Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI2004), October 23-27, 2004, Tampere, Fla. p. 61-70.|
|Series/Report: ||Towards model-based design support for distributed user interfaces, 82|
|Abstract: ||User Interface design has been evolving for years to keep pace with different emerging technologies that effect human-computer interaction. Formal techniques for command-line interfaces, Drag-and-drop User Interface creation for Graphical User Interfaces and Model-Based Interface Design for Multi-Device User Interfaces are a few examples of this evolution. Nowadays communication channels between devices are getting faster, more reliable and will be omnipresent in a matter of time. Human interaction will no longer be about interaction with one device, but involves interacting with a network of devices cooperating as a set of interaction resources. Based on well-known concepts from distributed systems and model-based User Interface Design we develop a model for distributed user interfaces. One missing piece is support for distributed interfaces in the models used during the design of user interfaces. We will discuss how Dygimes, a testbed for model-based user interface development, provides support for distributed user interfaces. User mobility is a key issue, since mostly ubiquitous environments will benefit of distributed User Interfaces. In every respect location transparency plays an important role for human-device and device-device interaction.|
|Link to publication: ||http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1028014.1028023|
|Type: ||Proceedings Paper|
|Appears in Collections: ||Research publications|
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