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A Comparison of Area Pointing and Goal Crossing for People with and without Motor Impairments
 

Summary: A Comparison of Area Pointing and Goal Crossing for
People with and without Motor Impairments
Jacob O. Wobbrock
The Information School
University of Washington
Mary Gates Hall, Box 352840
Seattle, WA 98195
wobbrock@u.washington.edu
Krzysztof Z. Gajos
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington
The Paul G. Allen Center, Box 352350
Seattle, WA 98195
kgajos@cs.washington.edu
ABSTRACT
Prior work has highlighted the challenges faced by people with
motor impairments when trying to acquire on-screen targets using
a mouse or trackball. Two reasons for this are the difficulty of
positioning the mouse cursor within a confined area, and the
challenge of accurately executing a click. We hypothesize that

  

Source: Anderson, Richard - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle
Chen, Yiling - School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Wobbrock, Jacob O. - Information School, University of Washington at Seattle

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences