Towards a Physical Based Interaction-Model for Information Visualization

  • Roland Blach
  • Günter Wenzel
  • Manfred Dangelmaier
  • Jörg Frohnmayer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4555)

Abstract

The ongoing process of collection and storage of knowledge with computer technology leads to highly complex information environments. The efficient access to information and the structure itself gets more and more complicated. The presented work investigates the usefulness of physical based interaction and representation behavior in immersive environments for information visualization. A framework will be presented for the mapping of physical behavior on abstract data entities and interaction. This framework is applied to an early prototype for market research.

Keywords

Information Visualization Virtual Reality Virtual Environments Physical Based Modeling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roland Blach
    • 1
  • Günter Wenzel
    • 1
  • Manfred Dangelmaier
    • 1
  • Jörg Frohnmayer
    • 2
  1. 1.CC Virtual Environments, Fraunhofer IAO, Nobelstr. 12, 70569 StuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Merz Akademie, Pathway New Media, Teckstr. 58, 70190 StuttgartGermany

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