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Author Stotts, David ♦ Smith, Jason Mcc ♦ Gyllstrom, Karl
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Transparent Video Facetop ♦ Dual-user Web Browsing ♦ Vis-a-vid Facetop Prototype ♦ Dual-head Facetop ♦ Web Browsing ♦ Single-user Transparent Video Facetop ♦ Basic Facetop Concept ♦ Fingertip Control ♦ Novel Mean ♦ Novel Way ♦ Web Brower ♦ Collaborative Web Browsing ♦ Visual Interaction ♦ Dpp Dxp ♦ Single-user Gui ♦ Pair Collaboration ♦ New Browser ♦ Traditional Wimp Desktop ♦ Distributed Extreme Programming ♦ Web Browser ♦ Novel User Interface Concept ♦ Single-user Interaction
Abstract The Transparent Video Facetop is a novel user interface concept that supports not only single-user interactions with a PC, but also close pair collaborations, such as that found in collaborative Web browsing, in distributed pair programming and in distributed extreme programming (dPP/dXP). We recently demonstrated the Vis-a-Vid facetop prototype as a single-user GUI for manipulating the elements of a traditional WIMP desktop [21]. In this paper we show how the single-user transparent video facetop can be used for fingertip control of a Web browser, and how a dual-head facetop can be used for paired synchronous (collaborative) Web browsing. The facetop is not a new browser, per se, but rather a novel way to interact with a Web brower, as well as a novel means of providing visual interaction among users collaboratively browsing the Web. BASIC FACETOP CONCEPTS
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2003-01-01