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A Performance Analysis of Movement Patterns

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Publication date01/2004
Host publicationScientific Visualisation and Human-Machine Interaction in a Problem-Solving Environment.
PublisherSpringer-Verlag.
Pages984-991
Number of pages8
VolumeIntern
Edition3038
<mark>Original language</mark>English

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NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer-Verlag.

Abstract

This study investigates the differences in movement patterns followed by users navigating within a virtual environment. The analysis has been carried out between two groups of users, identified on the basis of their performance on a search task. Results indicate significant differences between efficient and inefficient navigators’ trajectories. They are related to rotational, translational and localised-landmarks behaviour. These findings are discussed in the light of theoretical outcomes provided by environmental psychology.