Supporting Design and Composition of Presentation Document Based on Presentation Scenario
In this paper, we propose a framework for supporting presentations. Our framework has two features. One is to provide presenters with functions of organizing their ideas in a top-down style. The other is to visualize a presentation document so that it will be easy for presenters and audience to grasp the context. We realize these features by using a presentation scenario. A scenario is composed by associating topics and keywords with each other using hierarchical/sequential relations. Then, a presentation document is generated by arranging topics and components such as texts, images, and navigation cues to other topics according to the scenario. In our framework, a presentation document is generated as spatially arranged subdocuments in a three-dimensional space. Namely, a subdocument of a topic is located on the background of the subdocuments of more detailed topics. This arrangement makes it easy for both presenters and audience to grasp the presentation context. Based on these approaches, we have implemented a prototyped tool for composing scenarios and documents.
KeywordsPresentation Scenario Hierarchical Relation Prototype Tool Abstract Topic Presentation Preparation
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