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Proceedings Assessing the Effect of Non-Photorealistic Rendered Images in CAD

Author(s): Jutta Schumann, Thomas Strothotte, Andreas Raab, Stefan Laser.
Proceedings: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems: common ground, pp. 35--41, 1996.
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Recent work in computer graphics has resulted in new techniques for rendering so-called non-photorealistic images. While such features are now already appearing in commercially available software, little is known about the effect of non-photorealistic images on users and their usefulness in specific contexts. In this paper we report on an empirical study with 54 architects who compared the output of a sketch-renderer for producing pencil-like drawings with standard output of CAD systems for architectural designs. The results show that the different kinds of renditions actually have a very different effect on viewers and that non-photorealistic images actually do deserve their place in the repertoire of CAD systems.

Article How to Render Frames and Influence People
Thomas Strothotte, Bernhard Preim, Andreas Raab, Jutta Schumann, David R. Forsey.
Computer Graphics Forum, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 455--466, 1994. [BibTeX]

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