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Enabling Adaptivity in User Interfaces

  • Javier Cámara
  • Carlos Canal
  • Javier Cubo
  • Juan Manuel Murillo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4758)

Abstract

The development of adaptive user interfaces has traditionally been restricted to research prototypes and few commercial products. Although there have been relevant achievements in the architectural support for self-adaptive context-aware systems [3,19], the notion of context commonly supported is restricted and does not explicitly contemplate the facets of context related to user-application interaction. Furthermore, applications need to comply with the proposed architectures, making the incorporation of adaptivity more difficult (or not possible at all) in the case of already existing applications. This work addresses key issues for the incorporation of self-adaptive behaviour in GUI-Based applications, and proposes an aspect-based framework in order to overcome current limitations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier Cámara
    • 1
  • Carlos Canal
    • 1
  • Javier Cubo
    • 1
  • Juan Manuel Murillo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, University of Málaga, Campus de Teatinos, 29071. MálagaSpain
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer Science, University of Extremadura, Spain, Avda. de la Universidad s/n, 10071. CáceresSpain

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