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EventTable: Event Based Tangible Tabletop

Funded by NSERC

EventTable is a custom tangible and multi-touch tabletop prototyping platform that enables us to research a variety of topics in natural user interfaces. Here are some sample project outcomes and some technical papers. The Thinking with Hands project used EventTable for the jigsaw puzzle studies. The collaborative, learning, sustainability game, Futura was implemented on the second generation EventTable platform.


  • Antle, A.N., Motamedi, N., Tanenbaum, K. and Xie, L.(2009) The EventTable technique:┬áDistributed fiducial markers. In Proceedings of Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction (TEI '09), ACM Press (Cambridge, UK, February 16-18) 307-313. [19% acceptance rate for papers accepted for presentation]
  • Antle, A.N., Motamedia, N. EventTable, Technical Report 2008-01, School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, B.C., Canada, February 2008.
  • Tanenbaum, K. and Antle, A.N. (2008) Using physical constraints to augment concept mapping on a tangible tabletop, (Eds.) S. I. Ao, Craig Douglas, W.S. Grundfest, Lee Schruben and Jon Burgstone, World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science, International Conference on Education and Information Technology, IAENG, San Francisco, USA. Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, 539-547. [nominated for best paper]


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