The Influence of Hand Size on Touch Accuracy

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Touch accuracy is not just dependent on the performance of the touch sensor itself. Instead, aspects like phone grip or occlusion of the screen have been shown to also have an influence on accuracy. Yet, these are all dependent on one underlying factor: the size and proportions of the user's hand. To better understand touch input, we investigate how 11 hand features influence accuracy. We find that thumb length in particular correlates significantly with touch accuracy and accounts for about 12% of touch error variance. Furthermore, we show that measures of some higher level interactions also correlate with hand size.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 21st International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services
Number of pages11
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publication date2019
Article number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event21st International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services - Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
Duration: 1 Oct 20194 Feb 2020

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Conference21st International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services
LocationTaipei
LandTaiwan, Province of China
Periode01/10/201904/02/2020

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