[Table of Content] [Appendices] [Abstract] [Summary] [Chapter 1] [Chapter 2] [Chapter 3] [Chapter 4] [Chapter 5] [Chapter 6]

Human Performance in Six Degree of Freedom Input Control

Shumin Zhai, Ph.D.


Appendices

Appendix 1 - Formal Descriptions of Input Schemes in Experiments 112
A1.1 Isotonic Position Control 112
A1.2 Isotonic Rate Control 114
A1.3 Isometric Position Control 115
A1.4 Isometric Rate Control 116

Appendix 2 - Asymmetries, Priorities, and Controllability of Multiple Degrees of Freedom: A Dimensional Analysis of 6 DOF Tracking 117
A2.1 Introduction 117
A2.2 Method 118
A2.2.1 Review of Experiment 3 118
A2.2.1 The Decomposed Performance Measures 118
A2.3 Results and Discussions 120
A2.3.1 Anisotropic Performance in Translation 120
A2.3.2 Performance in Rotation 126
A2.3.3 Controlling Both Translation and Rotation with One Hand 127
A2.4 Concluding Remarks 129

Appendix 3 - Detailed Statistical Results of the Experiments 130
A3.1 Experiment 1 130
A3.2 Experiment 2 140
A3.3 Experiment 3 141
A3.4 Experiment 4 143
A3.5 Experiment 5 147