Cited 0 time in webofscience Cited 8 time in scopus

Optimal Sensor Position for a Computer Mouse

Title
Optimal Sensor Position for a Computer Mouse
Authors
Kim, SunjunLee, Byungjoovan Gemert, ThomasOulasvirta, Antti
DGIST Authors
Kim, Sunjun
Issue Date
2020-04-27
Citation
2020 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2020
Type
Conference
ISBN
9781450367080
Abstract
Computer mice have their displacement sensors in various locations (center, front, and rear). However, there has been little research into the effects of sensor position or on engineering approaches to exploit it. This paper first discusses the mechanisms via which sensor position affects mouse movement and reports the results from a study of a pointing task in which the sensor position was systematically varied. Placing the sensor in the center turned out to be the best compromise: improvements over front and rear were in the 11-14% range for throughput and 20 - 23% for path deviation. However, users varied in their personal optima. Accordingly, variable-sensor-position mice are then presented, with a demonstration that high accuracy can be achieved with two static optical sensors. A virtual sensor model is described that allows software-side repositioning of the sensor. Individual-specific calibration should yield an added 4% improvement in throughput over the default center position. © 2020 ACM.
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11750/12912
DOI
10.1145/3313831.3376735
Publisher
Association for Computing Machinery
Related Researcher
  • Author Kim, Sunjun Smart Input Device Laboratory
  • Research Interests Human Computer Interaction; Text Entry; Touch screen; Pointing
Files:
There are no files associated with this item.
Collection:
Department of Information and Communication EngineeringSmart Input Device Laboratory2. Conference Papers


qrcode mendeley

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

BROWSE