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Browsing through 3D representations of unstructured picture collections: an empirical study

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Browsing through 3D representations of unstructured picture collections: an empirical study
The paper presents a 3D interactive representation of fairly large picture collections which facilitates browsing through unstructured sets of icons or pictures. Implementation of this representation implies choosing between two visualization strategies: users may either manipulate the view (OV) or be immersed in it (IV). The paper first presents this representation, then describes an empirical study (17 participants) aimed at assessing the utility and usability of each view. Subjective judgements in questionnaires and debriefings were varied: 7 participants preferred the IV view, 4 the OV one, and 6 could not choose between the two. Visual acuity and visual exploration strategies seem to have exerted a greater influence on participants' preferences than task performance or feeling of immersion. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.4.3 [Communications Applications]: Information browsers H.5.2 [User Interfaces]: Graphical user interfaces. I.3.6 [Methodology and Techniques]: Ergono...
Olivier Christmann, Noelle Carbonell
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where AVI
Authors Olivier Christmann, Noelle Carbonell
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