Extending the unified modelling language to model complex interactive timeline-based systems.

Smith, Ian, Turner, Phil and McGregor, Iain (2002) Extending the unified modelling language to model complex interactive timeline-based systems. In: HCI 2002. British Computer Society, pp. 58-61. ISBN 1-902505-48-4

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The increased take-up of Interactive Television, 3G and broadband networks is effecting a growth in the use of interactive, timeline-based media. This paper will describe how to facilitate the design of linear narrative systems utilising the extensibility features of the unified modelling language (UML).

The UML provides a solution to model the integration of such diverse media as 3D animation and still imagery within a single design solution. Current technologies extend well beyond their established models, incorporating UML into the design process will bring differing media technologies into the realm of the software developer, facilitating a cohesive approach to interactive systems.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 1-902505-48-4
Uncontrolled Keywords: interactive media; linear narrative systems; unified modelling language; timeline; multimedia; composition;
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 > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3310
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2010 11:49
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2011 04:53

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