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Distance estimations in static images: does viewing distance matter?

Awang Rambli, Dayang Rohaya and Kalawsky, Roy S. (2006) Distance estimations in static images: does viewing distance matter? In: 7th ACM SIGCHI New Zealand chapter's international conference on Computer-human interaction: design centered HCI , Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Official URL: http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1152763

Abstract

Previous research has examined the effect of display size on distance estimation in static images and demonstrated that display size affects participant’s distance estimate task performance. Several other researches have also reported similar outcomes. Examination of the experimental setups of these early researchers suggests that other factors may also contribute to the effect. In this paper, we report our investigations that extend the earlier research by examining the contribution of other factor such as viewing distance and physiological cues. By fixing the viewing distance of the observer, our research indicates that viewing distance (and physiological cues) does influence distance estimation. The large magnitude of effect size for display size factor however suggested that display size still constitutes a major influence in distance estimation task

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Computer Information Sciences
ID Code:3674
Deposited By: Dr Dayang Rohaya Awang Rambli
Deposited On:23 Dec 2010 00:47
Last Modified:23 Dec 2010 00:47

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