Visual Languages Publications

Visual Languages Publications

ordered from recent to older ones


  1. P. Bottoni, M. Minas, editors. Proc. of Graph Transformation and Visual Modeling Techniques (GT-VMT'2002), volume 72/3 of Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science. Elsevier Science Publishers, Feb. 2003.

  2. F. Drewes, B. Hoffmann, M. Minas. Context-exploiting shapes for diagram transformation. Machine Graphics & Vision, 12(1):117-132, 2003.

  3. M. Minas. Bootstrapping visual components of the DiaGen specification tool with DiaGen. In Proc. International Workshop on Applications of Graph Transformations with Industrial Relevance (AGTIVE'03), Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, September 28 - October 1, 2003, 2003. To appear. (download Minas-Agtive03.pdf [427137 bytes])

  4. M. Minas. Visual specification of visual editors with DiaGen. In Proc. International Workshop on Applications of Graph Transformations with Industrial Relevance (AGTIVE'03), Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, September 28 - October 1, 2003, 2003. To appear. (download Minas-Agtive03-Demo.pdf [293773 bytes])

  5. M. Minas. XML-based specification of diagram editors. In R. Bardohl, H. Ehrig, editors, Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, volume 82. Elsevier Science Publishers, 2003. Proc. Uniform Approaches to Graphical Process Specification Techniques (UNIGRA'03), Satellite Workshop to ETAPS'2003, Warsaw, Poland, April 5--6, 2003. (download Unigra03.pdf [382280 bytes])

  6. F. Drewes, B. Hoffmann, M. Minas. Constructing shapely nested graph transformations. In Proc. AGT'2002 (APPLIGRAPH Workshop on Applied Graph Transformation), Satellite Event to ETAPS 2002, Grenoble, France, 2002, pages 107-118, 2002. (download AGT2002.ps.gz [85012 bytes])

  7. F. Drewes, B. Hoffmann, M. Minas. Context-exploiting shapes for diagram transformations. In Proc. 1st European Workshop on Diagrammatics and Design (D&D 2002), 2002, Bielsko-Biala, Poland, September 23-24, pages 39--40, 2002. (download DuD02-abs.ps.gz [25843 bytes], DuD02-abs.pdf [30881 bytes])

  8. G. Frey, M. Minas, K.-H. John. Steuerungsentwurf mit Petrinetzen. SPS-Magazin, 4/5:44-47, Apr. 2002.

  9. O. K?th, M. Minas. Structure, abstraction and direct manipulation in diagram editors. In M. Hegarty, B. Meyer, N. Narayanan, editors, Diagrammatic Representation and Inference (Proc. 2nd Int. Conf., Diagrams 2002, Callaway Gardens, Georgia, USA, April 2002), volume 2317 of Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, pages 290-304. Springer-Verlag, 2002. (download Diagrams2002.ps.gz [228187 bytes], (c) Springer-Verlag: http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/)

  10. M. Minas. Concepts and realization of a diagram editor generator based on hypergraph transformation. Science of Computer Programming, 44(2):157-180, 2002.

  11. M. Minas. Specifying graph-like diagrams with DiaGen. In T. Mens, A. Sch?rr, G. Taentzer, editors, Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, volume 72. Elsevier Science Publishers, 2002. Proc. International Workshop on Graph-Based Tools (GraBaTs'02), affiliated with ``First International Conference on Graph Transformation'' (ICGT 2002). Barcelona (Spain), October 7--8, 2002. (download GraBaTs02.ps.gz [156353 bytes], GraBaTs02.pdf [191545 bytes])

  12. M. Minas, F. Str?ber. Unparsing of diagrams with DiaGen. In A. Corradini, H. Ehrig, H.-J. Kreowski, G. Rozenberg, editors, Graph Transformation -- Proc. 1st International Conference on Graph Transformation, ICGT 2002, Barcelona (Spain), October 7-12, 2002, volume 2505 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 302-316. Springer-Verlag, 2002. (download ICGT02.ps.gz [102144 bytes])

  13. M. Minas, G. Frey. Visual PLC-programming using signal interpreted petri nets. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference 2002 (ACC2002), Anchorage, Alaska, pages 5019-5024, May 2002. (download ACC2002.pdf [97511 bytes])

  14. G. Frey, M. Minas. Internet-based development of logic controllers using signal interpreted Petri nets and IEC 61131. In Proc. 5th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2001), Orlando (FL) USA, volume 3, pages 297-302, July 2001. (download Sci2001.pdf [363981 bytes])

  15. G. Frey, M. Minas, K.-H. John. Integration von Petrinetzen in den Steuerungsentwurf nach IEC 61131. In Tagungsband SPS/IPC/Drives 2001, N?rnberg, 27.-29. November 2001, pages 197-205, 2001. (download SPS-Drives2001.pdf [208085 bytes])

  16. B. Hoffmann, M. Minas. Transformation of shaped nested graphs and diagrams. In M. van den Brand, R. Verma, editors, Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, volume 59. Elsevier Science Publishers, 2001. Proc. 2nd International Workshop on Rule-based Programming (RULE 2001), affiliated with ``Principles, Logics, and Implementations of High-Level Programming Language'' (PLI 2001). September 4, 2001, Firenze, Italy. (download RULE2001.pdf [387607 bytes])

  17. O. K?th, M. Minas. Abstraction in graph-transformation based diagram editors. In L. Baresi, M. Pezze, G. Taentzer, editors, Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, volume 50. Elsevier Science Publishers, 2001. Second International Workshop on Graph Transformation and Visual Modeling Techniques, July 2001, Crete, Greece. (download GT-VMT-01.ps.gz [179705 bytes])

  18. M. Minas. Specifying diagram languages by means of hypergraph grammars. In M. Anderson, B. Meyer, P. Olivier, editors, Diagrammatic Representation and Reasoning, chapter 32. Springer-Verlag, 2001.

  19. M. Minas. Spezifikation und Generierung graphischer Diagrammeditoren. Shaker-Verlag, Aachen, 2001. zugl. Habilitationsschrift Universit?t Erlangen-N?rnberg, 2000.

  20. M. Minas, B. Hoffmann. Specifying and implementing visual process modeling languages with diagen. In H. Ehrig, C. Ermel, J. Padberg, editors, Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science, volume 44. Elsevier Science Publishers, 2001. Satellite Workshop to ETAPS'2001 on Uniform Approaches to Graphical Process Specification Techniques (UniGra'2001), March/April 2001, Genova, Italy. (download Unigra01.ps.gz [242515 bytes])

  21. G. Frey, M. Minas. Editing, visualizing, and implementing signal interpreted petri nets. In Proc. 7. Workshop Algorithmen und Werkzeuge f?r Petrinetze (AWPN'2000), Koblenz, 2.-3. Oktober 2000, pages 57-62, 2000. TR 7/2000 Fachberichte INFORMATIK Universit?t Koblenz-Landau Institut f?r Informatik. (download awpn2000.ps.gz [110381 bytes])

  22. B. Hoffmann, M. Minas. Towards rule-based visual programming of generic visual systems. In Proc. First International Workshop on Rule-Based Programming (RULE'2000), September 19, 2000, Montreal, Canada, pages 111-125, 2000. (download RULE2000.pdf [120355 bytes], RULE2000.ps.gz [85034 bytes])

  23. B. Hoffmann, M. Minas. A generic model for diagram syntax and semantics. In J. Rolim et al., editors, ICALP Workshops 2000, Proceedings in Informatics 8, pages 443-450, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 2000. Carleton Scientific. Workshop on Graph Transformation and Visual Modelling Techniques (GT-VMT 2000). July 15/16, 2000, Genova, Switzerland. (download GT-VMT2000.ps.gz [90862 bytes])

  24. B. Hoffmann, M. Minas. Towards generic rule-based visual programming. In Proc. 2000 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages (VL'2000), Seattle, Washington, pages 65-66. IEEE Computer Society Press, Sept. 2000. (download vl00.pdf [27715 bytes], vl00.ps.gz [30415 bytes], (c) IEEE 2000)

  25. B. Hoffmann, M. Minas. ?ber generisches visuelles Programmieren. In S. Diehl, A. Kerren, editors, Tagungsband des GI-Workshops ``Softwarevisualisierung 2000}}, Schlo? Dagstuhl, 11./12. Mai 2000, pages 41-51, 2000. TR A/01/2000, Universit?t des Saarlandes, Saarbr?cken, Fachbereich Informatik. (download SV2000.ps.gz [177408 bytes])

  26. O. K?th, M. Minas. Generating diagram editors providing free-hand editing as well as syntax-directed editing. In Proc. Joint APPLIGRAPH/GETGRATS Workshop on Graph Transformation Systems (GraTra'2000), Berlin, March 2000, pages 32-39, 2000. Technical Report 2000-2 Technische Universit?t Berlin, Fachbereich 13 (Informatik). (download GraTra2000.ps.gz [95849 bytes], GraTra2000.pdf [148589 bytes])

  27. M. Minas. Creating semantic representations of diagrams. In M. Nagl, A. Sch?rr, M. M?nch, editors, International Workshop on Applications of Graph Transformations with Industrial Relevance (AGTIVE'99), Monastery Rolduc, Netherlands, September 1-3, 1999, Selected Papers, volume 1779 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 209-224. Springer-Verlag, Mar. 2000. (download AGTIVE99.ps.gz [158241 bytes], AGTIVE99.pdf [237285 bytes], (c) Springer-Verlag: http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/)

  28. M. Minas. Hypergraphs as a uniform diagram representation model. In Proc. 6th International Workshop on Theory and Application of Graph Transformations (TAGT'98) at Paderborn, Germany, Nov. 1998, volume 1764 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 281-295. Springer-Verlag, Nov. 2000. (download tagt98.pdf [196802 bytes], tagt98.ps.gz [110839 bytes], (c) Springer-Verlag: http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/)

  29. M. Minas, O. K\"oth. Generating diagram editors with DiaGen. In M. Nagl, A. Sch\"urr, M. M\"unch, editors, International Workshop on Applications of Graph Transformations with Industrial Relevance (AGTIVE'99), Monastery Rolduc, Netherlands, September 1-3, 1999, Selected Papers, volume 1779 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 433-440. Springer-Verlag, Mar. 2000. (download AGTIVE99-demo.ps.gz [97098 bytes], AGTIVE99-demo.pdf [132577 bytes], (c) Springer-Verlag: http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/)

  30. R. Bardohl, M. Minas, A. Sch?rr, G. Taentzer. Application of graph transformation to visual languages. In H. Ehrig, G. Engels, H.-J. Kreowski, G. Rozenberg, editors, Handbook of Graph Grammars and Computing by Graph Transformation, volume II: Applications, Languages and Tools, pages 105-180. World Scientific, 1999.

  31. M. Minas. Translating diagrams. Technical report, University of Erlangen, Informatik 2, 1999. (download tr-99.pdf [132848 bytes], tr-99.ps.gz [72904 bytes])

  32. M. Minas. Automatically generating environments for dynamic diagram languages. In Proc. 1998 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages (VL'98), Halifax, Canada, pages 70-71. IEEE Computer Society Press, Sept. 1998. (download VL98.pdf [21625 bytes], VL98.ps.gz [16779 bytes], (c) IEEE 1998)

  33. M. Minas. Hypergraph representation of diagrams in diagram editors. In Proc. AAAI Fall Symposium 1998, Workshop on Formalizing Reasoning with Visual and Diagrammatic Representations, Orlando, Florida, number FS-98-04 in AAAI Technical Report, pages 79-85, Oct. 1998. (download FRVDR98.pdf [103081 bytes])

  34. M. Minas. Specifying diagram languages by means of hypergraph grammars. In Proc. Thinking with Diagrams '98 (TwD'98), Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, pages 151-157, Aug. 1998. (download TwD98.pdf [96129 bytes], TwD98.ps.gz [59020 bytes])

  35. M. Minas, J. Gottschall. Specifying animated diagram languages. In Proc. International Workshop on Theory of Visual Languages (TVL'97), Capri, Italy, Sept. 1997. (download TVL97.pdf [88966 bytes], TVL97.ps.gz [42974 bytes])

  36. M. Minas. Diagram editing with hypergraph parser support. In Proc. 1997 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages (VL'97), Capri, Italy, pages 226-233. IEEE Computer Society Press, Sept. 1997. (download VL97.pdf [106876 bytes], VL97.ps.gz [84192 bytes], (c) IEEE 1997)

  37. M. Minas, L. Shklar. A high-level visual language for generating web structures. In Proc. IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages (VL'96), Boulder, Colorado, page 284f. IEEE Computer Society Press, Sept. 1996. (download VL96.pdf [25099 bytes], VL96.ps.gz [17846 bytes], (c) IEEE 1996)

  38. M. Minas, L. Shklar. Visual definition of virtual documents for the world-wide web. In Principles of Document Processing (Third International Workshop, PODP'96, Palo Alto, California, USA, September 23, 1996), volume 1293 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer-Verlag, 1996. (download PODP96.pdf [138965 bytes], PODP96.ps.gz [88962 bytes])

  39. M. Minas, L. Shklar. Visualizing information repositories on the world-wide web. In J. Krause, M. Herfurth, J. Marx, editors, Herausforderungen an die Informationswirtschaft (Proc. 5th Interanational Symposium for Information Science, ISI'96, Berlin), pages 297-309. Universit?tsverlag Konstanz, Oct. 1996. (download ISI96.pdf [161543 bytes], ISI96.ps.gz [106548 bytes])

  40. M. Minas, G. Viehstaedt. DiaGen: A generator for diagram editors providing direct manipulation and execution of diagrams. In V. Haarslev, editor, Proc. 11th IEEE International Symposium on Visual Languages (VL'95), Darmstadt, Germany, pages 203-210. IEEE Computer Society Press, Sept. 1995. (download VL95.pdf [171449 bytes], VL95.ps.gz [179867 bytes], (c) IEEE 1995)

  41. G. Viehstaedt. "A Generator for Diagram Editors", Dissertation. - Arbeitsber. des IMMD der Univ. Erlangen-N?rnberg, Band 28, Nr. 2, 1995 (download Diss-Viehstaedt.html [4034 bytes])

  42. G. Viehstaedt, M. Minas. DiaGen: A generator for diagram editors based on a hypergraph model. In A. Motro, M. Tennenholtz, editors, Proc. 2nd International Workshop on Next Generation Information Technologies and Systems (NGITS'95), Naharia, Israel, pages 155-162, June 1995. (download NGITS95.pdf [175074 bytes], NGITS95.ps.gz [176342 bytes])

  43. G. Viehstaedt, M. Minas. Generating editors for direct manipulation of diagrams. In B. Blumenthal, J. Gornostaev, C. Unger, editors, Human-Computer Interaction (5th International Conference, EWHCI'95, Moscow, Russia, Selected Papers), 1015, pages 17-25. Springer-Verlag, July 1995. (download EWHCI95.pdf [124297 bytes], EWHCI95.ps.gz [132073 bytes])

  44. G. Viehstaedt, M. Minas. Graphical representation and manipulation of complex structures based on a formal model. In J. Iivari, K. Lyytinen, M. Rossi, editors, Advanced Information Systems Engineering (7th International Conference, CAiSE'95, Jyv?skyl?, Finland), volume 932 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 243-254. Springer-Verlag, June 1995. (download CAiSE95.pdf [239176 bytes], CAiSE95.ps.gz [162621 bytes])

  45. G. Viehstaedt, M. Minas. Interaction in really graphical user interfaces. In A. L. Ambler, T. D. Kimura, editors, Proc. 1994 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages (VL'94), St. Louis, pages 270-277. IEEE Computer Society Press, Oct. 1994. (download VL94.pdf [234795 bytes], VL94.ps.gz [139679 bytes], (c) IEEE 1994)

  46. M. Minas. Spezifikation von Diagrammeditoren mit automatischer Layoutanpassung. In H. Reichel, editor, Informatik - Wirtschaft - Gesellschaft (23.\ GI-Jahrestagung, Dresden), Reihe `Informatik aktuell', pages 334-339. Springer-Verlag, Sept. 1993. (download GI93-visual.pdf [194657 bytes], GI93-visual.ps.gz [99901 bytes])

  47. M. Minas, G. Viehstaedt. Specification of diagram editors providing layout adjustment with minimal change. In Proc. 1993 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages (VL'93), Bergen, Norway, pages 324-329. IEEE Computer Society Press, Aug. 1993. (download VL93.pdf [211650 bytes], VL93.ps.gz [146746 bytes], (c) IEEE 1993)