3Book: a scalable 3D virtual book

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3Book: a scalable 3D virtual book
This paper describes the 3Book, a 3D interactive visualization of a codex book as a component for digital library and information-intensive applications. The 3Book is able to represent books of almost unlimited length, allows users to read large format books, and has features to enhance reading and sensemaking. Author Keywords 3D books, 3D UI, sensemaking, eBooks, Electronic Publishing ACM Classification Keywords H.5.2 [Information Interfaces and Presentation]: User Interfaces-Graphical User Interfaces; I.7.4 [Document and Text Processing] --Electronic Publishing; H.5.4 [Information Interfaces and Presentation]: Hypertext/Hypermedia--Navigation; User Issues. General Terms: Design, Human Factors. DIGITAL BOOKS Digital documents and books are rapidly evolving, and it seems likely that for the present and near future there will be a coexistence of paper and digital formats, including some that attempt to capture characteristics of both worlds. For example, the British Library has develop...
Stuart K. Card, Lichan Hong, Jock D. Mackinlay, Ed
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where CHI
Authors Stuart K. Card, Lichan Hong, Jock D. Mackinlay, Ed Huai-hsin Chi
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