HyperAdapt: Enabling Aspects for XML

  • Matthias Niederhausen
  • Sven Karol
  • Uwe Aßmann
  • Klaus Meißner
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5648)


Aspect orientation offers an intuitive way to specifiy adaptivity for web applications, but despite its advantages, the approach still lacks acceptance. We argue that there are two main reasons for this: First, aspects make implicit assumptions on the underlying system and can thus produce invalid behavior if that system is changed. Second, the lack of concepts for dealing with aspect interactions places a heavy burden on the use of multiple aspects. In this paper we discuss how HyperAdapt addresses these problems, paving the road towards a productive use of aspect orientation in the domain of web applications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Niederhausen
    • 1
  • Sven Karol
    • 2
  • Uwe Aßmann
    • 2
  • Klaus Meißner
    • 1
  1. 1.Chair of Multimedia TechnologyTechnische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany
  2. 2.Software Technology GroupTechnische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany

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