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Natural and Fluid 3D Operations with Multiple Input Channels of a Digital Pen

  • Chuanyi Liu
  • Jiali Zhang
  • Kang Ma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10956)

Abstract

We propose six 3D operation patterns with multiple input channels of a digital pen: these patterns allow users to transfer pre-existing knowledge of physical pens to digital pens on performing 3D operations simply, naturally, intuitively, and fluidly. A prototype system was designed under the patterns and implemented. An informal user study showed that eight novices grasped to perform 3D operations with the prototype system within several minutes and gained more fun than with the typical interfaces.

Keywords

3D operation Pen input channels Tilt Azimuth Rolling angle 

Notes

Acknowledgment

Supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities Grants No. lzujbky-2016-k07.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information Science and EngineeringLanzhou UniversityLanzhouChina

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