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A data mapping specification environment using a concrete business form-based Yongqiang Li, John Grundy, Robert Amor and John Hosking
 

Summary: A data mapping specification environment using a concrete business form-based
metaphor
Yongqiang Li, John Grundy, Robert Amor and John Hosking
Department of Computer Science, University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
{john-g, trebor, john}@cs.auckland.ac.nz
Abstract
Many systems require data transformation the
conversion of complex data from one format to another.
Most current approaches require programming, scripting
or use abstract visual specifications and are targeted to
programmers, not business analysts or other end users.
We describe a data transformation specification tool that
uses a concrete visual metaphor based on the concept of
copying data from one business form to another. We
describe the visualisation of complex business data in a
form that matches the cognitive needs of non-programmer
business analysts and the specification of data
transformations using our form copying metaphor. A
prototype environment is described along with a cognitive

  

Source: Amor, Robert - Department of Computer Science, University of Auckland

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences