An architecture for building multi-device thin-client web user interfaces

John Grundy, Wenjing Zou

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We describe a new approach to providing adaptable thin client interfaces for web-based information systems. Developers specify web-based interfaces using a high-level mark-up language based on the logical structure of the user interface. At run-time this single interface description is used to automatically provide an interface for multiple web devices e.g. desk-top HTML and mobile WML-based systems, as well as highlight, hide or disable interface elements depending on the current user and user task. Our approach allows developers to much more easily construct and maintain adaptable web-based user interfaces than other current approaches.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Information Systems Engineering - 14th International Conference, CAiSE 2002, Proceedings
EditorsJohn Mylopoulos, Carson C. Woo, Anne Banks Pidduck, M. Tamer Ozsu
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9783540437383
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering 2002 - Toronto, Canada
Duration: 27 May 200231 May 2002
Conference number: 14th

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


ConferenceInternational Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering 2002
Abbreviated titleCAiSE 2002

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