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Control interfaces provide the most tangible connection between human
users and computer software. This link is especially important in
interactive real-time applications, like games and simulations,
because users desire efficient controls that allow them to maximize
their interactivity and immersion with the software. Traditionally,
interfaces have been largely limited to keyboards and mice. Recently,
however, technological advances have made motion-sensitive devices not
only available to mainstream consumers but have also lifted
restrictions limiting devices to two-dimensional motion. This work
presents a 3-dimensional motion-sensitive interface alongside a
natural application. Players can control a soaring red-tailed hawk and
perform various intuitive flight maneuvers using two Nintendo Wii
Senior Honors Thesis.
Advisor: Fabio Pellacini.
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Thomas Y. Eastman, "Hawk: 3D Gestured-Based Interactive Bird Flight Simulation." Dartmouth Computer Science Technical Report TR2009-647, June 2009.
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