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Interactions in Virtual Environments

P. Astheimer et al. [7] are presenting interaction diagrams for interactions in 2D (figure 4.6 ) as well as in 3D (figure 4.7 ). The different layers of their model are identical, but the entities inside the layer may differ.

Figure 4.6 : Layered model for 2D interactions

Figure 4.7 : Layered model for 3D interactions

Although these tables have been especially designed for interactions in Virtual Environments (VE), they can also serve as an underlying model for interactions in a multimodal system. In this case, the application level has to be changed significantly, but interaction techniques like navigation, object manipulation, gesture recognition, natural speech recognition, or eye tracing will stay the same.

Esprit Project 8579/MIAMI (Schomaker et al., '95)
Thu May 18 16:00:17 MET DST 1995