Understanding 3D mid-air hand gestures with interactive surfaces and displays: a systematic literature review

Groenewald, Celeste and Anslow, Craig and Islam, Junayed and Rooney, Chris and Passmore, Peter J. and Wong, B. L. William (2016) Understanding 3D mid-air hand gestures with interactive surfaces and displays: a systematic literature review. In: HCI 2016 - Fusion! 30th International BCS Human Computer Interaction Conference (HCI 2016), 11-15 July 2016, Bournemouth University, Poole, United Kingdom.

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3D gesture based systems are becoming ubiquitous and there are many mid-air hand gestures that exist for interacting with digital surfaces and displays. There is no well defined gesture set for 3D mid-air hand gestures which makes it difficult to develop applications that have consistent gestures. To understand what gestures exist we conducted the first comprehensive systematic literature review on mid-air hand gestures following existing research methods. The results of the review identified 65 papers where the mid-air hand gestures supported tasks for selection, navigation, and manipulation. We also classified the gestures according to a gesture classification scheme and identified how these gestures have been empirically evaluated. The results of the review provide a richer understanding of what mid-air hand gestures have been designed, implemented, and evaluated in the literature which can help developers design better user experiences for digital interactive surfaces and displays.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology
Item ID: 22155
Notes on copyright: © Groenewald et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. First published in the 'Electronic Workshops in Computing' series at http://ewic.bcs.org/category/18954
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Depositing User: Celeste Groenewald
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2017 15:11
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2018 05:36
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/22155

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