|1.||What type of models are required, and how do these models have to be related mutually to enable seamless software development.|
|2.||How can the programming task be supported through those models that have been defined in the preceding design phase.|
A framework of task models, object models and user models was introduced where each of the models has an existing, an envisioned and a programming dimension. This multiple dimensions require tools enabling the manipulation of all these models along the different phases of software development. These tools should also enable to propagate changes from one model to the other models. In order to achieve this goal algorithms checking consistency and completeness have to be considered in the course of further developments.
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Publication information: Book title: Human-Computer Interaction:Ergonomics and User Interfaces. Volume: 1. Contributors: Hans-Jörg Bullinger - Editor, Jürgen Ziegler - Editor. Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Place of publication: Mahwah, NJ. Publication year: 1999. Page number: 1326.