18 January 2010 MTVis: tree exploration using a multitouch interface
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We present MTVis, a multi-touch interactive tree visualization system. The multi-touch interface display hardware is built using the LED-LP technology, and the tree layout is based on RINGS, but enhanced with multitouch interactions. We describe the features of the system, and how the multi-touch interface enhances the user's experience in exploring the tree data structure. In particular, the multi-touch interface allows the user to simultaneously control two child nodes of the root, and rotate them so that some nodes are magnified, while preserving the layout of the tree. We also describe the other meaninful touch screen gestures the users can use to intuitively explore the tree.
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David Andrews, David Andrews, Soon Tee Teoh, Soon Tee Teoh, } "MTVis: tree exploration using a multitouch interface", Proc. SPIE 7530, Visualization and Data Analysis 2010, 75300L (18 January 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.837411; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.837411
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