Mixed reality (MR) interfaces for mobile information systems

D. Mountain, Fotis Liarokapis

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The motivation for this research is the emergence of mobile information systems where information is disseminated to mobile individuals via handheld devices. A key distinction between mobile and desktop computing is the significance of the relationship between the spatial location of an individual and the spatial location associated with information accessed by that individual. Given a set of spatially referenced documents retrieved from a mobile information system, this set can be presented using alternative interfaces of which two presently dominate: textual lists and graphical two-dimensional maps. The purpose of this paper is to explore how mixed reality interfaces can be used for the presentation of information on mobile devices.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)422-436
JournalAslib proceedings: special issue UK library and information schools
Issue number4/5
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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