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Using UML and XMI for Generating Adaptive Navigation Sequences in Web-Based Systems

  • Peter Dolog
  • Wolfgang Nejdl
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2863)

Abstract

In this paper we discuss a method for modelling and generating adaptive navigation sequences from the UML state diagrams. The method is discussed on a case of adaptive e-course. Latest advances in UML model representation by means of XML based metadata interchange format can be successfully utilized for adaptive generation of the adaptive navigation sequences and can speed up a prototyping of navigation support in adaptive web-based systems. Adaptive generation means that generator can be parametrized. The generator can generate modified navigation support and appearance of information based on the observed user features according to the parameters . The widely accepted standard based means and tools for XML technology are used for implementing a method for transforming UML state diagrams into web site graph and visualization of that graph.

Keywords

adaptive web-based systems generator the UML state diagrams XMI 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Dolog
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Nejdl
    • 1
  1. 1.Learning Lab Lower SaxonyUniversity of HannoverHannoverGermany

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