9 April 1997 Graphical user interfaces for symbol-oriented database visualization and interaction
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In this approach, two basic services designed for the engineering of computer based systems are combined: a symbol-oriented man-machine-service and a high speed database-service. The man-machine service is used to build graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for the database service; these interfaces are stored using the database service. The idea is to create a GUI-builder and a GUI-manager for the database service based upon the man-machine service using the concept of symbols. With user-definable and predefined symbols, database contents can be visualized and manipulated in a very flexible and intuitive way. Using the GUI-builder and GUI-manager, a user can build and operate its own graphical user interface for a given database according to its needs without writing a single line of code.
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Uwe Brinkschulte, Uwe Brinkschulte, Marios Siormanolakis, Marios Siormanolakis, Holger Vogelsang, Holger Vogelsang, "Graphical user interfaces for symbol-oriented database visualization and interaction", Proc. SPIE 3017, Visual Data Exploration and Analysis IV, (9 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.270319; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.270319
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