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Title: Context in 3D planar navigation
Authors: Vallance, Scott L
Calder, Paul Robert
Keywords: Three dimensional graphics
Navigation techniques
Distortion viewing
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society (IEEE Publishing)
Citation: Vallance, S. and Calder, P. 2001. Context in 3D planar navigation. Proceedings of the Second Australasian User Interface Conference (AUIC), 93-99.
Abstract: One of the most frustrating barriers to the widespread use of 3D visualisation is the additional complexity in navigating 3D data. This paper details a new approach to improving navigation in 3D environments where the navigation is mainly planar. Data at a distance from the viewpoint is distorted as if projected onto a partial cylinder to approximate a plan view, thereby exposing information that may have been obscured. Previous approaches are compared with this new technique and screenshots presented. Implementation details of the technique are discussed as well as possible performance and useability issues.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/25792
ISBN: 076950969X
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