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XSED - XML-Based Description of Status - Event Components and Systems

Dix, Alan and Leite, Jair and Friday, Adrian (2008) XSED - XML-Based Description of Status - Event Components and Systems. In: Engineering Interactive Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 210-226. ISBN 978-3-540-92697-9

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Abstract

Most user interfaces and ubiquitous systems are built around event-based paradigms. Previous work has argued that interfaces, especially those heavily depending on context or continuous data from sensors, should also give attention to status phenomena – that is continuously available signals and state. Focusing on both status and event phenomena has advantages in terms of adequacy of description and efficiency of execution. This paper describes a collection of XML-based specification notations (called XSED) for describing, implementing and optimising systems that take account of this dual status–event nature of the real world. These notations cover individual components, system configuration, and separated temporal annotations. Our work also presents a implementation to generate Status-Event Components that can run in a stand-alone test environment. They can also be wrapped into a Java Bean to interoperate with other software infrastructure, particularly the ECT platform.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: Status–event analysis ; reflective dialogue notation ; ubiquitous computing infrastructure ; XML ; temporal properties
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 61541
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 07 Jan 2013 15:06
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 02:43
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/61541

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