Paper title: Ellipse - Novel Manipulation Technique for 3D Rotation Based on Continuous Axis Control
Published in: Issue 1, (Vol. 7) / 2013Download
Publishing date: 2013-04-16
Pages: 34-37
Author(s): CRACIUN Elena - Gina, PENTIUC Stefan Gh., RUSU Ionela, SOIMAN Stefania, SOIMAN Stefania
Abstract. This paper introduces a novel method, based on elliptical motion, for modulating parameters of a 3D rotation in virtual environment. The basic idea is that user can attain continuous control over different variables by dynamically adjusting the parameters of a circular movement. The objective was to analyze this pattern, to extract different features and to propose intuitive ways for mapping the 3D rotation components through the ellipse parameters. This technique proved to be promising on touch surface, due to its geometry and parameters which can be used as axis controls.
Keywords: Elliptical Motion, Continuous Parameters Control, Rotation, User Interface

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