A Fisheye Calendar Interface for PDAs: Providing Overviews for Small Displays

Benjamin B. Bederson,     Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory, Computer Science Department, Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 +1 (301) 405-2764. E-mail address: bederson@cs.umd.edu

Mary P. Czerwinski and George G. Robertson,     Microsoft Research, One Microsoft Way, Redmond WA 98052. E-mail address: marycz@microsoft.com, ggr@microsoft.com


Calendar applications for small handheld devices such as PDAs are growing in popularity. This led us to develop FishCal, a novel calendar interface for PDAs. It supports users in performing planning and analysis tasks by using a fisheye representation of dates coupled ...

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