MIMEFrame - A framework for statically and dynamically composed adaptable mobile browsers

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Abstract

The mobile environment sets new requirements for contents, browsers, and visualization. The capabilities and properties of mobile devices as well as networks vary a lot. As well as the browsing content, also, mobile browsers should be adaptable for specific users, use-contexts, and services to provide reasonable user experience. Because mobile usage is more spontaneous browsers need to be fast to download, install, and start. We describe a MIMEFrame framework that defines core parts for mobile user agents and browsers and presents how adaptation tasks can dynamically compose browsers of the MIMEFrame components. In addition, we introduce a SKINS model that offers fine-grained methods for composing context- and content-driven presentations for (e.g. XML) contents and user interfaces described with element trees. We made Java implementations for these techniques that offer both core interfaces and a platform for adaptable mobile user agent and browser implementations that can illustrate various types of content and offer multimodal controls for browsing.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2nd International IEEE/Create-Net Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (TRIDENTCOM 2006)
PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
ISBN (Print)1-4244-0106-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication

Keywords

  • mobile browser
  • mobile user agent
  • user interfaces
  • MIMEFrame
  • SKINS model
  • content-driven presentation
  • context-driven presentation

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    Palviainen, M., & Laakko, T. (2006). MIMEFrame - A framework for statically and dynamically composed adaptable mobile browsers. In 2nd International IEEE/Create-Net Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (TRIDENTCOM 2006) IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/TRIDNT.2006.1649179