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Supporting Device Discovery and Spontaneous Interaction with Spatial References

Gellersen, Hans and Fischer, Carl and Guinard, Dominique and Gostner, Roswitha and Kortuem, Gerd and Kray, Christian and Rukzio, Enrico and Streng, Sara (2009) Supporting Device Discovery and Spontaneous Interaction with Spatial References. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. pp. 255-264. ISSN 1617-4909

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    Abstract

    The RELATE interaction model is designed to support spontaneous interaction of mobile users with devices and services in their environment. The model is based on spatial references that capture the spatial relationship of a user’s device with other co-located devices. Spatial references are obtained by relative position sensing and integrated in the mobile user interface to spatially visualize the arrangement of discovered devices, and to provide direct access for interaction across devices. In this paper we discuss two prototype systems demonstrating the utility of the model in collaborative and mobile settings, and present a study on usability of spatial list and map representations for device selection.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 13043
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 25 Jun 2008 19:42
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 20:20
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/13043

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