Project ANR Istar
The projectIstar is a project funded by the French National Research Agency, in its Software Technologies 2007 programme. The goal of the project was to design and build a virtual machine dedicated to interactive software. This virtual machine will allow to combine interactive components built in different programming languages, so as to favour reuse and innovation. It will also allow the distributed execution of interactive software, as much for accomodating Web architectures as for building multi-surface applications.
Lab's contributionLII designed the virtual machine language and was involved in its implementation. For this purpose, the lab built on its experience with the Intuikit toolkit, that is developed with the partner company Intuilab, and conducted theoretical research and analysis work.
Lab staff involved
Usability requirements for interaction-oriented development tools
Proceedings of the 2010 Workshop on the Psychology of Programming.
Supporting multidisciplinary software composition for interactive applications
Proceedings of the 7th international symposium on software composition, Lecture Notes in Computer Science volume 4954, Springer Verlag, 2008.
Programs = data + algorithms + architecture, and consequences for interactive software
Proceedings of the IFIP conference on Engineering Interactive Systems (EIS 2007), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Verlag, 2007.
Multiple input support in a model-based interaction framework
Proceedings of the second annual IEEE international workshop on horizontal interactive human-computer systems (Tabletop 2007)
IEEE computer society, 2007
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