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Papers/Notes: No Touch

Thursday, April 15
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Interactivity and Non-Interactivity on Tabletops
Kenton O'Hara, Microsoft Research, UK

The paper discusses the relationship between interactive and non-interactive aspects of tabletop computing. The relationship is illustrated using findings from a deployment of an interactive tabletop in a public setting.

Clutch-Free Panning and Integrated Pan-Zoom Control on Sensitive Surfaces: The CycloStar Approach
Sylvain Malacria, Télécom ParisTech, France
Eric Lecolinet, Télécom ParisTech, France
Yves Guiard, Télécom ParisTech, France

Describes and evaluates two navigation techniques for touchscreens based on sustained oscillatory gestures : CycloPan for clutch-free 2D panning and browsing; CycloZoom+ for integrated 2D panning and zooming.

Touching the Void: Direct-Touch Interaction for Intangible Displays
Li-Wei Chan, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Hui-Shan Kao, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Yen-Yang Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Ming-Sui Lee, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Jane Yung-jen Hsu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Yi-Ping Hung, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Unlike tangible displays, intangible displays suffer from lack of tactile feedback. This paper explores the challenges in applying and investigates methodologies to improve direct-touch interaction on intangible displays.

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