Transparency in mobile navigation

McGookin, D., Herteleer, I. and Brewster, S. (2011) Transparency in mobile navigation. In: Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM: New York, NY, USA, pp. 1903-1908. ISBN 9781450302685 (doi:10.1145/1979742.1979891)

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We investigated the usefulness transparency can play in increasing the display space of mobile devices in navigation scenarios. Two different systems that used transparency to display a map and image of a point of interest (POI) were compared to a control. Significant variations were identified in the strategies employed, with a strong user preference towards the transparency conditions. Significant variations in time or distance taken were not identified between conditions, although results indicate strong avenues for future investigation.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McGookin, Dr David and Brewster, Professor Stephen
Authors: McGookin, D., Herteleer, I., and Brewster, S.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science

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