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Études des stratégies et conception d’outils pour la production de supports illustratifs d’interaction

Axel Antoine 1 
1 LOKI - Technology and knowledge for interaction
Inria Lille - Nord Europe, CRIStAL - Centre de Recherche en Informatique, Signal et Automatique de Lille - UMR 9189
Abstract : Interaction with interactive systems is a complex situation in which one or more users interact with one or more systems. To fully understand an interaction, it is ideal to experience it or, at least, to be able to see it in action, which is not always possible. However, the main medium to communicate research in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) remains research papers, generally in PDF format, and as a result, more and more figures illustrating new interactions are being produced. The objective of this thesis is to study the strategies and tools used to create such figures. First of all, we enrich the current theoretical knowledge on the creation of figures illustrating the interaction by proposing a new taxonomy of the conceptual and visual attributes that compose 795 figures extracted from research articles in HCI. We also present a set of illustration strategies identified through the analysis of the relationships between these attributes. Then, we look at the practical aspect of the creation of these figures and support the hypothesis that 3D scenes staging is an interesting alternative to create figures representing interaction. We then present Esquisse, a tool offering specific rendering effects and interaction techniques that allow both novice and expert users to efficiently produce figures illustrating the interaction. Finally, this thesis presents a study on 3D object rotations, a task that has been described as complex when staging 3D scenes. We study the techniques of virtual control spheres and show that some factors, such as the size of the sphere, have an influence on the behavior of users during rotation tasks. The work presented in this thesis thus provides a first theoretical and practical framework to inform future research and tools for the production of figures illustrating interactive scenarios.
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Axel Antoine. Études des stratégies et conception d’outils pour la production de supports illustratifs d’interaction. Interface homme-machine [cs.HC]. Université de Lille, 2021. Français. ⟨NNT : 2021LILUI012⟩. ⟨tel-03366786⟩



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