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dc.contributor.authorHinrichs, Uta
dc.contributor.authorCarpendale, Sheelagh
dc.identifier.citationHinrichs , U & Carpendale , S 2011 , Gestures in the wild : studying multi-touch gesture sequences on interactive tabletop exhibits . in CHI'11Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems . ACM , New York , pp. 3023-3032 , CHI 2011 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , Vancouver , United Kingdom , 7/05/11 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 212455738
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dc.identifier.otherBibtex: urn:bd6b303563d3fffe68fd6d8010e075c1
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 79958166747
dc.description.abstractIn this paper we describe our findings from a field study that was conducted at the Vancouver Aquarium to investigate how visitors interact with a large interactive table exhibit using multi-touch gestures. Our findings show that the choice and use of multi-touch gestures are influenced not only by general preferences for certain gestures but also by the interaction context and social context they occur in. We found that gestures are not executed in isolation but linked into sequences where previous gestures influence the formation of subsequent gestures. Furthermore, gestures were used beyond the manipulation of media items to support social encounters around the tabletop exhibit. Our findings indicate the importance of versatile many-to-one mappings between gestures and their actions that, other than one-to-one mappings, can support fluid transitions between gestures as part of sequences and facilitate social information exploration.
dc.relation.ispartofCHI'11Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systemsen
dc.rights© ACM, 2011. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in CHI'11 Proceedings, available from http://dl.acm.orgen
dc.subjectDirect-touch interactionen
dc.subjectMulti-touch gesturesen
dc.subjectTabletop displaysen
dc.subjectPublic displaysen
dc.subjectField studyen
dc.subjectQA75 Electronic computers. Computer scienceen
dc.titleGestures in the wild : studying multi-touch gesture sequences on interactive tabletop exhibitsen
dc.typeConference itemen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.School of Computer Scienceen

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