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Model Driven Adaptation and Usability for Context Aware User Interfaces

by Wided Bouchelligua, Adel Mahfoudhi, Mourad Abed
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 54 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: Wided Bouchelligua, Adel Mahfoudhi, Mourad Abed

Wided Bouchelligua, Adel Mahfoudhi, Mourad Abed . Model Driven Adaptation and Usability for Context Aware User Interfaces. International Journal of Computer Applications. 54, 3 ( September 2012), 30-47. DOI=10.5120/8547-2106

@article{ 10.5120/8547-2106,
author = { Wided Bouchelligua, Adel Mahfoudhi, Mourad Abed },
title = { Model Driven Adaptation and Usability for Context Aware User Interfaces },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { September 2012 },
volume = { 54 },
number = { 3 },
month = { September },
year = { 2012 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 30-47 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/8547-2106 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

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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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


User Interface Adaptation Usability Model Driven Engineering