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Re: An ontology for graphical user interfaces

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2007 21:31:33 +0200
Message-Id: <81B7AEFD-39D8-4388-AC99-271DAE9FA556@gmail.com>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
To: Lennert Acke <lennert.acke@ugent.be>

You know about these?


Also see http://www.w3.org/mid/FD1EB254-6707-49E4- 
for some stuff from openlink.

Alan Rector has done work on this:


ps. If you are looking for use cases/possible collaboration, please  
contact me off list.

On Apr 1, 2007, at 1:57 PM, Lennert Acke wrote:

> Hello all,
> My thesis subject is about using reasoning and semantic web  
> technologies to enable the  "on-the-fly" of generation graphical  
> user interfaces. It is not about letting reasoners "invent" new  
> graphical user interfaces.
> In a typical scenario a GUI would be generated based on the data  
> that needs to presented, predefined UI-patterns, application- 
> specific GUI guidelines, context information, etc. Based on all  
> these inputs, a reasoner could then offer a representation of the  
> form to be represented to the user. Using a mapping of this  
> representation to an implementation, one could then visualise the  
> form. I am currently working on an xHTML / AJAX based demo.
> For this, I am looking for previous ontology work to model the  
> field of graphical user interfaces. Google has not been very  
> helpful yet.
> Any input from this list would be greatly appreciated.
> Kind regards,
> Lennert Acke.
Received on Sunday, 1 April 2007 19:32:19 UTC

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