A software toolkit for web-based virtual environments based on a shared database

B.W. van Schooten, Antinus Nijholt, Elisabeth M.A.G. van Dijk

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    Abstract

    We propose a software toolkit for developing complex web-based user interfaces, incorporating such things as multi-user facilities, virtual environments (VEs), and interface agents. The toolkit is based on a novel software architecture that combines ideas from multi-agent platforms and user interface (UI) architectures. It provides a distributed shared database with publish-subscribe facilities. This enables UI components to observe the state and activities of any other components in the system easily. The system runs in a web-based environment. The toolkit is comprised of several programming and other specification languages, providing a complete suite of systems design languages. We illustrate the toolkit by means of a couple of examples.
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    Title of host publicationProceedings of the IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet
    EditorsP.T. Isaias, N. Karmakar, L. Rodrigues, P. Barbosa
    PublisherIADIS
    Pages691-698
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Print)972-99353-0-0
    Publication statusPublished - 6 Oct 2004
    EventIADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2004 - Madrid, Spain
    Duration: 6 Oct 20049 Oct 2004

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    WorkshopIADIS International Conference WWW/Internet 2004
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    CityMadrid
    Period6/10/049/10/04

    Keywords

    • METIS-221480
    • IR-66331
    • EWI-6782
    • HMI-VRG: Virtual Reality and Graphics
    • HMI-MI: MULTIMODAL INTERACTIONS
    • HMI-HF: Human Factors

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    van Schooten, B. W., Nijholt, A., & van Dijk, E. M. A. G. (2004). A software toolkit for web-based virtual environments based on a shared database. In P. T. Isaias, N. Karmakar, L. Rodrigues, & P. Barbosa (Eds.), Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet (pp. 691-698). IADIS.
    van Schooten, B.W. ; Nijholt, Antinus ; van Dijk, Elisabeth M.A.G. / A software toolkit for web-based virtual environments based on a shared database. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet. editor / P.T. Isaias ; N. Karmakar ; L. Rodrigues ; P. Barbosa. IADIS, 2004. pp. 691-698
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    A software toolkit for web-based virtual environments based on a shared database. / van Schooten, B.W.; Nijholt, Antinus; van Dijk, Elisabeth M.A.G.

    Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet. ed. / P.T. Isaias; N. Karmakar; L. Rodrigues; P. Barbosa. IADIS, 2004. p. 691-698.

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    van Schooten BW, Nijholt A, van Dijk EMAG. A software toolkit for web-based virtual environments based on a shared database. In Isaias PT, Karmakar N, Rodrigues L, Barbosa P, editors, Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet. IADIS. 2004. p. 691-698