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Issue No. 09 - Sept. (2012 vol. 45)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 80-88
Chi-Wing Fu , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Xiaoqi Yan , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Andrew J. Hanson , Indiana University Bloomington
ABSTRACT
The increased degrees of freedom in a multitouch interface help users control 4D worlds with intuitive gestures. Relative to a specialized mouse-based interface, a multitouch interface is easier to learn, and 4D object manipulation is up to 1.5 times faster.
INDEX TERMS
Fourth dimensional displays, User interfaces, Haptics, Hypercubes, Mouse (computers), Visualization, user interaction, 4D visualization, multitouch technology
CITATION
Chi-Wing Fu, Xiaoqi Yan, Andrew J. Hanson, "Multitouching the Fourth Dimension", Computer, vol. 45, no. , pp. 80-88, Sept. 2012, doi:10.1109/MC.2012.77
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