Spatial Arrangement of Data and Commands at Bezels of Mobile Touchscreen Devices

  • Toshifumi KurosawaEmail author
  • Buntarou Shizuki
  • Jiro Tanaka
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9170)


We show a data and commands arrangement design on mobile touchscreen devices. In this design, a user can arrange any data, such as text and Web pages, at the bezel of the touchscreen by using a simple crossing gesture across the bezel. Our design has three main merits: data can be arranged while the small display area on mobile environment is kept open; the user can continuously execute multiple commands with the user’s minimal visual attention; and memorizing the locations of the data is made easier by utilizing the user’s spatial memory.


Data placing Data management Touch gestures Bezel gestures Shortcuts Menu Crossing Spatial memory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Toshifumi Kurosawa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Buntarou Shizuki
    • 1
  • Jiro Tanaka
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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