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Model Driven Adaptation and Usability for Context Aware User Interfaces

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 54 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors:
Wided Bouchelligua
Adel Mahfoudhi
Mourad Abed
10.5120/8547-2106

Wided Bouchelligua, Adel Mahfoudhi and Mourad Abed. Article: Model Driven Adaptation and Usability for Context Aware User Interfaces. International Journal of Computer Applications 54(3):30-47, September 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Wided Bouchelligua and Adel Mahfoudhi and Mourad Abed},
	title = {Article: Model Driven Adaptation and Usability for Context Aware User Interfaces},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {54},
	number = {3},
	pages = {30-47},
	month = {September},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

In recent years, given the development of networks and technological innovations, the user mobility has increased so much. That is why the interactive applications must be executed on both mobile devices as PDAs, mobile phones and PC. The user is then progressing in a varied and dynamic environment. Therefore, the challenges of the User Interface are related to the adaptation to the context of use. This paper describes a model-based approach to generate user interfaces adapted to their context of use, while respecting usability. The Model Driven Engineering is used to provide solutions to the problems of adaptation and usability and allow automatic generation of user interfaces. The case study pertaining to a tourist guide system is used to illustrate our approach.

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