BUBBLEWORLD BUILDER - 3D Modeling using Two-touch and Sketch Interaction

Amit Joshi, Glen Robertson, Burkhard Wuensche, Beryl Plimmer

Abstract

Commercial 3D modeling applications tend to be difficult and time consuming to use due to complex interfaces and functionality. In this paper we present a simple and intuitive interface for modeling “blobby” 3D objects using touch input. Objects are defined by sketching and modifying contours of cross-sectional slices. Two-touch interactions are used to zoom, rotate and slice the object. The resulting application allows rapid creation of 3D models and looks promising for medical imaging applications. A drawback is that intuitiveness depends on a user’s mental abilities such as 3D vision and the ability to develop a mental model and compare it with visual data.

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in Harvard Style

Joshi A., Robertson G., Wuensche B. and Plimmer B. (2010). BUBBLEWORLD BUILDER - 3D Modeling using Two-touch and Sketch Interaction . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-026-9, pages 116-122. DOI: 10.5220/0002849501160122


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp10,
author={Amit Joshi and Glen Robertson and Burkhard Wuensche and Beryl Plimmer},
title={BUBBLEWORLD BUILDER - 3D Modeling using Two-touch and Sketch Interaction},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={116-122},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002849501160122},
isbn={978-989-674-026-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010)
TI - BUBBLEWORLD BUILDER - 3D Modeling using Two-touch and Sketch Interaction
SN - 978-989-674-026-9
AU - Joshi A.
AU - Robertson G.
AU - Wuensche B.
AU - Plimmer B.
PY - 2010
SP - 116
EP - 122
DO - 10.5220/0002849501160122