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2014 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC) (2014)
Melbourne, Australia
July 28, 2014 to Aug. 1, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-4799-4035-6
pp: 133-136
Mohamed Almorsy , Centre for Computing and Engineering Software and Systems, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia
John Grundy , Centre for Computing and Engineering Software and Systems, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia
Ulf Ruegg , Department of Computer Science, Kiel University, Kiel, Germany
ABSTRACT
The objective behind building domain-specific visual languages (DSVLs) is to provide users with the most appropriate concepts and notations that best fit with their domain and experience. However, the existing DSVL designers do not support integrating environment and user context information when modeling, editing or viewing DSVL models at different locations, permissions, devices, etc. In this paper, we introduce HorusCML, a context-aware DSVL designer, which supports DSVL experts in integrating necessary context details within their DSVLs. The resultant DSVLs can reflect different facets, layouts, and behaviours according to context it is used in. We show a case study on developing a context-aware data flow diagram DSVL tool using HorusCML.
INDEX TERMS
Context, Visualization, Layout, Context modeling, Unified modeling language, Monitoring, Software
CITATION

M. Almorsy, J. Grundy and U. Ruegg, "HorusCML: Context-aware domain-specific visual languages designer," 2014 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC)(VLHCC), Melbourne, Australia, 2014, pp. 133-136.
doi:10.1109/VLHCC.2014.6883035
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