A Classification Scheme of 3D Interaction Techniques

Lutz Kettner Institut für Informatik Freie Universität Berlin email: kettner@inf.fu-berlin.de Report B 95-05 April 1995

Get the report here or by anonymous ftp: 
Server: fubinf.inf.fu-berlin.de
File:   pub/reports/tr-b-95-05.ps.gz
A Classification Scheme of 3D Interaction Techniques An enhanced classification scheme is described, capable to provide accurate analysis of 3D interaction techniques. It is based on examples found in the literature and summarized here in a review. The feature space of the scheme has proven to be useful in analysing particular subjects of their behavior and in deriving new interaction techniques. Several interaction techniques for the rotation task are analyzed using Fitts' law to predict their performance. The treatment specializes on 2D input devices, but several results are easily generalizable to higher dimensional input devices.