3D user interfaces with Java 3D

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Author: Jon Barrilleaux

Publisher: Manning Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 499

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Readers learn how to incorporate the 3D user interface for next-generation business needs, such as mass customization and online sales, and even scientific visualization and gaming. Provided are a conceptual framework for 3D user techniques and a Java 3D framework that demonstrates many of the 3D techniques. 40 line drawings.

3D User Interfaces

Theory and Practice

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Author: Joseph J. LaViola Jr.,Ernst Kruijff,Ryan P. McMahan,Doug Bowman,Ivan P. Poupyrev

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134034465

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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The Complete, Up-To-Date Guide to Building Great 3D User Interfaces for Any Application 3D interaction is suddenly everywhere. But simply using 3D input or displays isn’t enough: 3D interfaces must be carefully designed for optimal user experience. 3D User Interfaces: Theory and Practice, Second Edition is today’s most comprehensive primary reference to building state-of-the-art 3D user interfaces and interactions. Five pioneering researchers and practitioners cover the full spectrum of emerging applications, techniques, and best practices. The authors combine theoretical foundations, analysis of leading devices, and empirically validated design guidelines. This edition adds two new chapters on human factors and general human-computer interaction—indispensable foundational knowledge for building any 3D user interface. It also demonstrates advanced concepts at work through two running case studies: a first-person VR game and a mobile augmented reality application. Coverage Includes 3D user interfaces: evolution, elements, and roadmaps Key applications: virtual and augmented reality (VR, AR), mobile/wearable devices What 3D UI designers should know about human sensory systems and cognition ergonomics How proven human-computer interaction techniques apply to 3D UIs 3D UI output hardware for visual, auditory, and haptic/ tactile systems Obtaining 3D position, orientation, and motion data for users in physical space 3D object selection and manipulation Navigation and wayfinding techniques for moving through virtual and physical spaces Changing application state with system control techniques, issuing commands, and enabling other forms of user input Strategies for choosing, developing, and evaluating 3D user interfaces Utilizing 2D, “magic,” “natural,” multimodal, and two-handed interaction The future of 3D user interfaces: open research problems and emerging technologies

3D User Interfaces

Theory and Practice, CourseSmart eTextbook

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Author: Doug Bowman,Ernst Kruijff,Joseph J. LaViola Jr.,Ivan P. Poupyrev

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 013339056X

Category: Computers

Page: 507

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Here’s what three pioneers in computer graphics and human-computer interaction have to say about this book: “What a tour de force—everything one would want—comprehensive, encyclopedic, and authoritative.” —Jim Foley “At last, a book on this important, emerging area. It will be an indispensable reference for the practitioner, researcher, and student interested in 3D user interfaces.” —Andy van Dam “Finally, the book we need to bridge the dream of 3D graphics with the user-centered reality of interface design. A thoughtful and practical guide for researchers and product developers. Thorough review, great examples.” —Ben Shneiderman As 3D technology becomes available for a wide range of applications, its successful deployment will require well-designed user interfaces (UIs). Specifically, software and hardware developers will need to understand the interaction principles and techniques peculiar to a 3D environment. This understanding, of course, builds on usability experience with 2D UIs. But it also involves new and unique challenges and opportunities. Discussing all relevant aspects of interaction, enhanced by instructive examples and guidelines, 3D User Interfaces comprises a single source for the latest theory and practice of 3D UIs. Many people already have seen 3D UIs in computer-aided design, radiation therapy, surgical simulation, data visualization, and virtual-reality entertainment. The next generation of computer games, mobile devices, and desktop applications also will feature 3D interaction. The authors of this book, each at the forefront of research and development in the young and dynamic field of 3D UIs, show how to produce usable 3D applications that deliver on their enormous promise. Coverage includes: The psychology and human factors of various 3D interaction tasks Different approaches for evaluating 3D UIs Results from empirical studies of 3D interaction techniques Principles for choosing appropriate input and output devices for 3D systems Details and tips on implementing common 3D interaction techniques Guidelines for selecting the most effective interaction techniques for common 3D tasks Case studies of 3D UIs in real-world applications To help you keep pace with this fast-evolving field, the book’s Web site, www.3dui.org, will offer information and links to the latest 3D UI research and applications.

Computer-Aided Design of User Interfaces V

Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computer-Aided Design of User Interfaces CADUI '06 (6-8 June 2006, Bucharest, Romania)

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Author: Gaëlle Calvary,Costin Pribeanu,Giuseppe Santucci,Jean Vanderdonckt

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402058202

Category: Computers

Page: 298

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This book gathers the latest experience of experts, research teams and leading organizations involved in computer-aided design of user interfaces of interactive applications. This area investigates how it is desirable and possible to support, to facilitate and to speed up the development life cycle of any interactive system. In particular, it stresses how the design activity could be better understood for different types of advanced interactive systems.

Interactive Web-Based Virtual Reality with Java 3D

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Author: Ko, Chi Chung

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1599047918

Category: Computers

Page: 492

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"This book provides both advanced and novice programmers with comprehensive, detailed coverage of all of the important issues in Java 3D"--Provided by publisher.

Introduction to Computer Graphics

Using Java 2D and 3D

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Author: Frank Klawonn

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781846288487

Category: Computers

Page: 286

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This book provides an introduction to the most important basic concepts of computer graphics. It couples the technical background and theory immediately with practical examples and applications. The reader can follow up the theory and then literally see the theory at work in numerous example programs. With only elementary knowledge of the programming language Java, the reader will be able to create his or her own images and animations immediately using Java 2D and Java 3D. A website for this book includes programs with source code, exercises with solutions and slides as teaching material.

Java 3D Programming

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Author: Daniel Selman

Publisher: Manning Publications Company

ISBN: 9781930110359

Category: Computers

Page: 376

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Demonstrates Java 3D techniques, defines terminology, and explains how to use the programming language to create three-dimensional graphics applications.

Collaborative Product Design and Manufacturing Methodologies and Applications

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Author: Wei Dong Li,Soh Khim Ong,Andrew Yeh Ching Nee,Christopher Alan McMahon

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1846288029

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 308

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Collaborative Product Design and Manufacturing Methodologies and Applications introduces a wide spectrum of collaborative engineering issues in design and manufacturing. It offers state-of-the-art chapters written by international experts from academia and industry, and reflects the most up-to-date R & D work and applications, especially those from the last three to five years. The book will serve as an essential reference for academics, upper-level undergraduate and graduate students and practicing professionals.

Foundations of 3D Graphics Programming

Using JOGL and Java3D

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Author: Jim X. Chen,Chunyang Chen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781848002845

Category: Computers

Page: 386

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OpenGL, which has been bound in C, is a seasoned graphics library for scientists and engineers. As we know, Java is a rapidly growing language becoming the de facto standard of Computer Science learning and application development platform as many undergraduate computer science programs are adopting Java in place of C/C++. Released by Sun Microsystems in June 2003, the recent OpenGL binding with Java, JOGL, provides students, scientists, and engineers a new venue of graphics learning, research, and applications. Overview This book aims to be a shortcut to graphics theory and programming in JOGL. Specifically, it covers OpenGL programming in Java, using JOGL, along with concise computer graphics theories. It covers all graphics basics and several advanced topics without including some implementation details that are not necessary in graphics applications. It also covers some basic concepts in Java programming for C/C++ programmers. It is designed as a textbook for students who know programming basics already. It is an excellent shortcut to learn 3D graphics for scientists and engineers who understand Java programming. It is also a good reference for C/C++ graphics vi Preface programmers to learn Java and JOGL. This book is a companion to Guide to Graphics Software Tools (Springer-Verlag, New York, ISBN 0-387-95049-4), which covers a smaller graphics area with similar examples in C but has a comprehensive list of graphics software tools. Organization and Features This book concisely introduces graphics theory and programming in Java with JOGL.

Mobile 3D Graphics

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Author: Alessio Malizia

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781846286605

Category: Computers

Page: 162

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This provides an in-depth look at the new OpenGL ES (The Standard for Embedded Accelerated 3D Graphics) and shows what these new embedded systems graphics libraries can provide for 3D graphics and games developers. It teaches fundamental 3D mobile graphics programming with standard APIs and covers the basic and advanced application program interfaces behind the major wireless and mobile devices supporting 3D graphics applications.