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The use of gestures in multimodal input

The use of gestures in multimodal input

Keates, Simeon ORCID: 0000-0002-2826-672X and Robinson, Peter (1998) The use of gestures in multimodal input. In: Assets '98 Proceedings of the third international ACM conference on Assistive technologies. ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 35-42. ISBN 1-58113-020-1 (doi:

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For users with motion impairments, the standard keyboard and mouse arrangement for computer access often presents problems. Other approaches have to be adopted to overcome this.
In this paper, we wiii describe the development of a prototype multimodal input system based on two gesturai input channels. Results from extensive user triais of this system are presented. These trials showed that the physical and cognitive loads on the user can quickly become excessive and detrimental to the interaction. Designers of muithnodai input systems need to be aware of this and perform regular user trials to minimize the problem.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: Assets '98 Proceedings of the third international ACM conference on Assistive technologies
Additional Information: [1] ASSETS'98 The 3rd ACM SIGCAPH Conference on Assistive Technologies was held in Marina del Rey, CA, USA — 15-17 April, 1998 [2] Conference Sponsor: SIGCAPH ACM SIGCAPH Computers and the Physically Handicapped [3] Conference: ASSETSACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility [4] Copyright: © 1998 ACM New York, NY, USA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gesture recognition, multimodal input, user trials
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
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