JUCS - Journal of Universal Computer Science 14(16): 2680-2698, doi: 10.3217/jucs-014-16-2680
Designing Collaborative User Interfaces for Ubiquitous Applications Using CIAM: The AULA Case Study
expand article infoMaximiliano Paredes, Ana I. Molina§, Miguel A. Redondo|, Manuel Ortega Cantero
‡ Rey Juan Carlos University, Móstoles, Spain§ University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain| La Mancha University, Castilla, Spain¶ Universidad de Castilla - La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain
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In this article we explain how we apply the CIAM methodology based on the CIAN notation in order to generate user interfaces in collaborative applications. CIAM has been applied successfully in the development of desktop applications, such as Domosim-TPC, demonstrating its effectiveness in the definition of user interfaces for collaborative applications where a shared context is required. We present the AULA system modeled by means of CIAM. The results in the application of this Methodology show the necessity to include those aspects closely related with context modeling and the synchronization of contents; that is why we make an outline of the way to take into account these characteristics as a future work.
CSCW, human - computer interaction, user interfaces, ubiquitous computing, mobile computing