An E-whiteboard application to support early design-stage sketching of UML diagrams

Qi Chen, J. Grundy, J. Hosking

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Abstract

We describe a Unified Modelling Language (UML) diagramming tool that uses an e-whiteboard, pen-based sketching interface to support collaborative design. Our tool allows designers to sketch UML visual modelling language constructs, mixing different UML diagram components, free-hand annotations and hand-written text. A key novelty of our approach is the preservation of hand-drawn diagrams and support for manipulation of the diagrams using pen-based actions. UML sketches can be "formalized" to computer-recognised and drawn diagrams, and exported to a 3rd party CASE tool.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2003 IEEE Symposium on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments, HCC 2003
Pages219-226
Number of pages8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2003
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE Symposium on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments 2003 - Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: 28 Oct 200331 Oct 2003
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NameProceedings - 2003 IEEE Symposium on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments, HCC 2003

Conference

ConferenceIEEE Symposium on Human Centric Computing Languages and Environments 2003
Abbreviated titleHCC 2003
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland
Period28/10/0331/10/03
OtherA previous title of "IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human Centric Computing (VL/HCC)" between 2001-2003.
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