Integrating Model-Based and Task-Based Approaches to User Interface Generation

  • Sergio España
  • Inés Pederiva
  • Jose Ignacio Panach


Software Engineering community has been interested in defining methods and processes to develop software by specifying its data and behavior, but disregarding user interaction. Human-Computer Interaction community has defined techniques oriented to the modeling of the interaction between the user and the system, proposing user-oriented software constructions. In this paper, we show how to lay proper bridges between both visions, by integrating a CTT task model into a sound, model-based software development process. This proposal is underpinned by the MDA-based technology OlivaNova Method Execution, which makes software generation a reality, while still taking the user interaction needs into account


Code Generation Functional Requirements Model-based user interface development environment Task-based design User Interface User Interaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio España
    • 1
  • Inés Pederiva
    • 1
  • Jose Ignacio Panach
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Systems and ComputationValencia University of TechnologyValenciaSpain

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