Interaction Objects in the MADE Multimedia Environment

  • Frans C. Heeman
  • Ivan Herman
  • Graham Reynolds
Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)


In order to support flexible interaction in interactive multimedia systems, we have defined general interaction objects that allow dynamic and transparent coupling of user interaction to media objects and other types of objects. The interaction objects are programmable in that they may use scripting languages for defining their behavior. This mechanism can be used to glue existing application capabilities together to form new end-user functionality.


User Interaction Finite State Machine Script Language Interaction Object Event Handler 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frans C. Heeman
    • 1
  • Ivan Herman
    • 1
  • Graham Reynolds
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Mathematics and Computer SciencesAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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