Multi-channel Publication of Interactive Media Content for Web Information Systems

  • Nico Oorts
  • Filip Hendrickx
  • Tom Beckers
  • Rik Van De Walle
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3579)


The increasing number of devices for multimedia consumption poses a significant challenge on the device independence of Web Information Systems. Moreover, media content itself becomes increasingly complex, requiring not only an adaptive layout model, but also support for interactivity and synchronisation of resources.

In this paper, we use the XiMPF document model integrated with descriptive languages for layout, synchronisation and interaction. This integration preserves the uniformity which XiMPF handles singular resources and composed multimedia items with. Moreover, it improves the reusability and automatic adaptation of multimedia content. We focus on the introduction of interactivity in this model and present a publication engine which processes XiMPF items and their descriptions, and generates different versions of the content for different platforms.


Multimedia Content Interactive Behavior News Site Automatic Adaptation News Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nico Oorts
    • 1
  • Filip Hendrickx
    • 2
  • Tom Beckers
    • 3
  • Rik Van De Walle
    • 3
  1. 1.VRTBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.IMECLeuvenBelgium
  3. 3.Ghent University-IBBTGhentBelgium

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