Raoudha Ben Djemaa, Ikram Amous, Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou



Web applications are now widely used for diffusing and processing information over the network. Methodological guidelines which assist web application developers in their task must take into account users’ preferences to generate adaptable web interfaces. This paper presents MCSD-case, a generator of adaptive web application, which addresses the issue of designing and automatically deploying such application. MCSD-case‘s target is to facilitate the automatic execution of the design and the automatic generation of adaptable web interface. Using MCSD-case, designers can specify, at a conceptual level, the features of the web application to be generated. These features are made operational by instantiating different models dedicated to the description of the expected functionalities, the users and some features concerning adaptation. The implementation of MCSD-case is based on HTML and Java Servlets to instantiate the models which are translated in XML files then XSL files to generate the HTML page corresponding to the user aims.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Ben Djemaa R., Amous I. and Ben Hamadou A. (2006). DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ADAPTIVE WEB APPLICATION . In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-45-0, pages 151-156. DOI: 10.5220/0002452101510156

in Bibtex Style

author={Raoudha Ben Djemaa and Ikram Amous and Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
SN - 978-972-8865-45-0
AU - Ben Djemaa R.
AU - Amous I.
AU - Ben Hamadou A.
PY - 2006
SP - 151
EP - 156
DO - 10.5220/0002452101510156