Jazz: An Extensible Zoomable User Interface Graphics Toolkit in Java

Benjamin B. Bederson, Jon Meyer and Lance Good,     Human-Computer Interaction Lab, Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, Computer Science Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, + 1 301 405–2764. E-mail address: bederson@cs.umd.edu, meyer@cs.umd.edu, goodness@cs.umd.edu


In this paper we investigate the use of scene graphs as a general approach for implementing two-dimensional (2D) graphical applications, and in particular Zoomable User Interfaces (ZUIs). Scene graphs are typically found in three-dimensional (3D) graphics packages such as Sun’s Java3D and SGI’s Openlnventor. They have not been widely adopted by 2D graphical user interface ...

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