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Analyzing User's Task-Driven Interaction in Mixed Reality

Styliani Kleanthous; Elena Matsi

Mixed reality (MR) provides exciting interaction approaches in several applications. The user experience of interacting in these visually rich environments depends highly on the way the user perceives, processes, and comprehends visual information. In this work we are investigating the differences between Field Dependent – Field Independent users towards their interaction behavior in a MR environment when they were asked to perform a specific task. A study was conducted using Microsoft HoloLens device in which participants interacted with a popular HoloLens application, modified by the authors to log user interaction data in real time. Analysis of the results demonstrates the differences in the visual processing of information, especially in visually complex environments and the impact on the user's interaction behavior.

This work has been partly supported by the project that has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 739578 (RISE – Call: H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017-TeamingPhase2) and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the Directorate General for European Programmes, Coordination and Development. © ACM 2019. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive Version of Record was published in Proceedings of IUI 2019, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3301275 , Styliani Kleanthous and Elena Matsi. 2019. Analyzing User's Task-Driven Interaction in Mixed Reality. In the Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces(IUI '19) Marina del Ray, California — March 17 - 20, 2019. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 340-344. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3301275.3302286.https://www.acm.org/publications/policies/copyright-policy.
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