The Formulator MathML Editor Project: User-Friendly Authoring of Content Markup Documents

  • Andriy Kovalchuk
  • Vyacheslav Levitsky
  • Igor Samolyuk
  • Valentyn Yanchuk
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6167)

Abstract

Implementation of an editing process for Content MathML formulas in common visual style is a real challenge for a software developer who does not really want the user to have to understand the structure of Content MathML in order to edit an expression, since it is expected that users are often not that technically minded. In this paper, we demonstrate how this aim is achieved in the context of the Formulator project and discuss features of this MathML editor, which provides a user with a WYSIWYG editing style while authoring MathML documents with Content or mixed markup. We also present the approach taken to enhance availability of the MathML editor to end-users, demonstrating an online version of the editor that runs inside a Web browser.

Keywords

Content MathML mathematical formula natural editing of algebraic expressions model-based editor online MathML equation editor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andriy Kovalchuk
    • 1
  • Vyacheslav Levitsky
    • 1
  • Igor Samolyuk
    • 1
  • Valentyn Yanchuk
    • 1
  1. 1.Zhytomyr State Technological UniversityZhytomyrUkraine

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