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Computational Construction Kits for Geometric Modeling and Design

Aish, Robert, Frankel, James L., Frazer, John H., & Patera, Anthony T. (2001) Computational Construction Kits for Geometric Modeling and Design. In 2001 symposium on Interactive 3D graphics, March 19-21 2001, Research Triangle Park, NC.

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Abstract

Although a current hot topic, tangible user interfaces (TUIs) have been studied for quite some time. One particular kind of TUI has been investigated repeatedly: during the past 20 years several groups have developed intelligent' building blocks that can self-describe the geometric structures into which they are assembled. These computational construction kits (CCKs) give users an extremely intuitive way to express 3D geometry, and have been used for a variety of dierent geometric modeling and design applications. In this panel we will review the development of CCKs, from such systems to the most recent, and speculate about future developments. The panelists will present and demonstrate artifacts from several CCKs, most of which have not been shown previously at SIGGRAPH, CHI, UIST, or I3D.

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ID Code: 10764
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the conference’s website (see hypertext link) or contact the author.
DOI: 10.1145/364338.364379
ISBN: 1581132921
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2001 Association for Computing Machinery
Deposited On: 16 Nov 2007
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 17:54

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