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A Tangible Interface for Organizing Information Using a Grid



Video presentation from the 2002 CHI conference. The task of organizing information is typically performed either by physically manipulating note cards or sticky notes or by arranging icons on a computer with a graphical user interface. We present a new tangible interface platform for manipulating discrete pieces of abstract information, which attempts to combine the benefits of each of these two alternatives into a single system. We developed interaction techniques and an example application for organizing conference papers. We assessed the effectiveness of our system by experimentally comparing it to both graphical and paper interfaces. The results suggest that our tangible interface can provide a more effective means of organizing, grouping, and manipulating data than either physical operations or graphical computer interaction alone. Author(s): Robert J.K. Jacob, Hiroshi Ishii, Gian Pangaro & James Patten                                              
 
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Video Information
Year: 2002
Genre: Educational
Keywords: CHI: Tangible user interfaces; physical interaction; cscw; sensing board; conference planning; scheduling; direct manipulation
Duration: 00:02:18
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Contributing Organization: Assocation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2003
Digitizing Organization: Open Video Project

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