Conceptual modelling for database user interfaces.

Cooper, Richard, McKirdy, Jo, Griffiths, Tony, Barclay, Peter J, Paton, Norman W, Gray, Philip, Kennedy, Jessie and Goble, Carole (2000) Conceptual modelling for database user interfaces. In: Advances in Visual Information Management, proceedings of the Fifth Working Conference on Visual Database Systems (VDB5 Visual Database Systems - VDB5, 2000). IFIP Conference Proceedings, Working Conferences on Visual Database Systems (VDB), 40 (168). Kluwer, pp. 129-138. ISBN 978-0792378358

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Model-based user interface development environments show promise for improving the speed of production and quality user interfaces. Such systems usually have seperate descriptions of domain, task and presentation to structure. The Teallach system applies model based techniques to the important area of database interfaces, which increases the importance of domain information. This exists in the form of a schema and can be captured in a high-level format, so that the developer need not build a domain description arbitrarily. This paper describes such a Domain Model, how it is captured and how it contributes to the systematic development of a user interface.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 978-0792378358
Additional Information: Paper presented at 'Advances in Visual Information Management the Fifth Working Conference on Visual Database Systems (VDB5), Fukuoka, Japan, May 10-12, 2000'.
Uncontrolled Keywords: User interfaces; Conceptual modelling; Teallach; Domain model; Domain descriptions; Task description; Presentation descriptions; High-level format;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Item ID: 2994
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2009 15:42
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2014 11:22

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