LAYLAB: A Constraint-Based Layout Manager for Multimedia Presentations

Winfried Graf

DFKI DFKI Research Reports (RR) 93-41 1993.


When developing advanced intelligent user interfaces composing text, graphics, animation, hypermedia etc., the question of automatically designing the graphical layout of such multimedia presentations in an appropriate format plays a crucial role. This paper introduces the task, the functionality and the architecture of the constraint-based multimedia layout manager LayLab.

RR-93-41.pdf (pdf, 13 MB )

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence