Intelligent Delivery of Multimedia Content in a Device Aware Ubiquitous Environment

  • Conor Muldoon
  • Gregory O’ Hare
  • Rem Collier
  • Donnacha Phelan
  • Robin Strahan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3665)


This paper introduces a Generic Language for Interface DEvelopment (GLIDE) that supports the rapid prototyping of Graphical User Interfaces for the Agents Channeling ContExt Sensitive Services (ACCESS) architecture. ACCESS is an open agent-based framework that enables the fabrication and deployment of context aware applications. GUIs developed for ACCESS are contained within dynamic composite objects that are composed of a number of interacting components. Scripts written in GLIDE define the structure of the GUI’s composite object and abstract out inter-component dependencies, thus ensuring that the GUI constituents remain modular, extensible and reusable. The GLIDE framework acts as a semantic model of the interface and enables the system to dynamically reconfigure and reorganize itself at run-time so as to adapt to user interaction. Additionally, GLIDE provides a mechanism to ensure that the abstract composition of the interface remains consistent across a range of ubiquitous devices.


Multimedia Content Collaborative Filter Composite Object Interface Component Hotel Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Conor Muldoon
    • 1
  • Gregory O’ Hare
    • 2
  • Rem Collier
    • 1
  • Donnacha Phelan
    • 1
  • Robin Strahan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity College Dublin (UCD)Belfield, Dublin 4Ireland
  2. 2.Adaptive Information Cluster (AIC), Department of Computer ScienceUniversity College Dublin (UCD)Belfield, Dublin 4Ireland

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