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Three dimensional interface for an object oriented database.

Rapley, Martin H and Kennedy, Jessie (1995) Three dimensional interface for an object oriented database. In: Interfaces to Databases (IDS94): Proceedings [of the] Second International Workshop on Interfaces to Databases, Lancaster University, 13-15 July 1994. Springer-Verlag, Berlin & Heidelberg, pp. 133-158. ISBN 3-540-19910-1

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    Abstract/Description

    An experimental 3D interface to an object oriented database is described. It is hoped that using such techniques will help make complex data structures more comprehensible and easier to navigate. A number of 3D visualisation techniques are used to encourage exploration of the data space. The visualisations inform users about the structure and contents of the database by showing classes, objects, and relationships between objects. A discussion of related work is presented followed by a description and initial evaluation of WINONA a prototype 3D interface to an OODB.

    Item Type: Book Section
    ISBN: 3-540-19910-1
    Additional Information: Paper presented during the '3-Dimensional Visualization and Virtual Reality' session at the Second International Workshop on Interfaces to Databases, Lancaster University, 13-15 July 1994.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Visualisation; 3D interfaces; Object oriented databases; WINONA interface; Review;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
    Item ID: 2987
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2009 12:47
    Last Modified: 09 Jul 2012 10:00
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2987

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