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Somatic ABC's: A Theoretical Framework for Designing, Developing and Evaluating the Building Blocks of Touch-Based Information Delivery

Abstract Situations of sensory overload are steadily becoming more frequent as the ubiquity of technology approaches reality--particularly with the advent of socio-communicative smartphone applications, and pervasive, high speed wireless networks. Although the ease of accessing information has improved our communication effectiveness and efficiency, our visual and auditory modalities--those modalities that today's computerized devices and displays largely engage--have become overloaded, creating possibilities for distractions, delays and high cognitive load; which in turn can lead to a loss of situational awareness, increasing chances for life threatening situations such as texting while driving. Surprisingly, alternative modalities for informat... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Mcdaniel, Troy Lee (Author) / Panchanathan, Sethuraman (Advisor) / Davulcu, Hasan (Committee member) / Li, Baoxin (Committee member) / Santello, Marco (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer science / Computer engineering / Engineering / ABC / Haptic / Somatic / Touch / Vibrotactile
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 304 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Computer Science 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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