Past, Present, and Future of Model-Based User Interface Development

Gerrit Meixner; Fabio Paternó; Jean Vanderdonckt

In: i-com, Vol. 10, No. 3, Pages 2-11, Oldenbourg Verlag, München, 2011.


This article presents the past, present and future of model-based user interface development. After 30 years of research there has been significant success in modeling user interfaces. This article aims to give a comprehensive overview of the history, describes important aspects and current approaches, lists actual challenges of model-based user interface development and gives implications for the next generation.

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence