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Comparison of stereoscopic cursors for the interactive manipulation of B-splines
Author(s): Paul T. Barham; David F. McAllister
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Paper Abstract

An interactive stereo system was implemented to allow a user to draw and modify B-Spline space curves. A time-multiplexed, liquid crystal shutter system was used to produce true three-dimensional output. A six degree-of-freedom input device was used to drive and control the stereoscopic cursor. Several different cursor types were investigated to determine which were suited to this application. Cursor characteristics were examined to determine their influence on the user''s ability to accurately and proficiently use the system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1457, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications II, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46290
Show Author Affiliations
Paul T. Barham, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
David F. McAllister, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1457:
Stereoscopic Displays and Applications II
John O. Merritt; Scott S. Fisher, Editor(s)

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