New Human-computer Interaction Techniques for the Digital Library

Invent New Interaction Techniques for Interacting with Digital Libraries

Communicate Spatial Information

Background Display


Sample text in the foreground, blurred image behind

After user scrolls, new background appears

Peripheral Border Display


Photograph of setup for Peripheral Border Display

Schematic picture of Peripheral Border Display:
Outer window = image on video projector.
CRT icon = image on real CRT screen.

3-D London Walkthrough

Example of original Tallis map

Screendump from walkthrough

Another screendump from walkthrough

Head-mounted display (with eye tracker)

Peripheral Workspace


Schematic of peripheral workspace prototype

3-D Drag

Schematic of 3-D drag prototype

Conclusions and Future Work