A USER-CENTERED METHODOLOGY TO GENERATE VISUAL MODELING ENVIRONMENTS

Gennaro Costagliola, Vincenzo Deufemia, Filomena Ferrucci, Carmine Gravino

Abstract

CASE tools supporting many activities of the software development process embed visual modeling environments. Indeed, visual languages are practical means to allow engineers to define models and different views of software systems. However the effectiveness of visual modeling environments strongly depends from the process and tools used for their development. In this paper we present a user-centered methodology for the development of customized visual environments, and a tool to support it. The use of UML meta-modeling techniques and formal methods characterizes the proposed approach. Moreover, incremental development and rapid prototyping are ensured by the use of an automatic generation tool that allows designers to focus on structural features of the target language disregarding the visual environment creation.

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Costagliola G., Deufemia V., Ferrucci F. and Gravino C. (2004). A USER-CENTERED METHODOLOGY TO GENERATE VISUAL MODELING ENVIRONMENTS . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 147-154. DOI: 10.5220/0002652701470154


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@conference{iceis04,
author={Gennaro Costagliola and Vincenzo Deufemia and Filomena Ferrucci and Carmine Gravino},
title={A USER-CENTERED METHODOLOGY TO GENERATE VISUAL MODELING ENVIRONMENTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={147-154},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002652701470154},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - A USER-CENTERED METHODOLOGY TO GENERATE VISUAL MODELING ENVIRONMENTS
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Costagliola G.
AU - Deufemia V.
AU - Ferrucci F.
AU - Gravino C.
PY - 2004
SP - 147
EP - 154
DO - 10.5220/0002652701470154