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Publication Date


Document Type

Honors Project


Computer Science


Computer vision, Human-computer interaction, Three-dimensional imaging-Data processing, Authoring tool, HCI


Human-computer interactions in 3-dimensions (3D) has heretofore been hard for a variety of reasons, one of which is the difficulty of defining areas for interactivity within a 3D space. ATICoS is an authoring tool which lowers that particular difficulty by allowing user-authors to interactively define 3D regions for human-computer interactions. Using the Microsoft Kinect device, which provides a range imager at an affordable price, to perform depth detection, ATICoS interprets the gestures of the author and creates interactive regions where, and roughly in the shape, the author specifies with her/his hand. This thesis will provide a detailed description of ATICoS and its implementation




32 p. Honors project-Smith College, Northampton, Mass., 2012. Includes bibliographical references (p. 31-32)