Chapter 3. A Reference Framework for the Development of Plastic User Interfaces

  1. Ahmed Seffah and
  2. Homa Javahery
  1. David Thevenin,
  2. Joëlle Coutaz and
  3. Gaëlle Calvary

Published Online: 18 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470091703.ch3

Multiple User Interfaces: Cross-Platform Applications and Context-Aware Interfaces

Multiple User Interfaces: Cross-Platform Applications and Context-Aware Interfaces

How to Cite

Thevenin, D., Coutaz, J. and Calvary, G. (2003) A Reference Framework for the Development of Plastic User Interfaces, in Multiple User Interfaces: Cross-Platform Applications and Context-Aware Interfaces (eds A. Seffah and H. Javahery), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470091703.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Concordia University, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd West, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8, Canada, Phone: +1 514-848-3024

Author Information

  1. IIHM Group, CLIPS-IMAG Lab, BP 53, 385 rue de la Bibliotheque, 38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France, Phone: +33 4 76 51 48 54

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470854440

Online ISBN: 9780470091708

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Keywords:

  • user interfaces;
  • “plastic UI snowflake”;
  • task modelling;
  • multi-target user interface;
  • multi-platform targeting;
  • target sensitivity;
  • infrastructure frameworks;
  • user interface migration;
  • Process Reference framework

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Terminology: Context of Use, Plastic UI and Multi-Target UI

  • The “Plastic UI Snowflake”

  • The Process Reference Framework for Multi-Target and Plastic UIs

  • ARTStudio: An Application of the Process Reference Framework

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgement

  • References