A Software Model and Specification Language for Non-WIMP User Interfaces Robert J.K. Jacob Leonidas Deligiannidis Stephen Morrison Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Tufts University Medford, Mass., U.S.A. User interface software tools have become highly specialized for today's state of the art GUI or desktop style or WIMP (window-icon-menu-pointer) interfaces. As next-generation interaction styles such as virtual environments (called "non-WIMP") emerge, today's user interface description languages and software systems will be less applicable, and a new generation of tools will be needed. Advances in user interface design and technology have been outpacing advances in models, languages, and user…
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