TOM - A Multi-touch System for Learning Math

Daniela Blanke, Georg Schneider

Abstract

Learning of mathematical concepts is a crucial point for high school students as well as students in science and engineering disciplines. In order to facilitate the learning of these abstract concepts we have developed a system to interactively explore these concepts based on a multi-touch table. The table is used as I/O device to additionally stimulate the haptic sense and to allow simple and intuitive gesture based interaction. Consequently we intend to further improve the learning outcome when using the TOM (Touchable Math) system. In this paper we will describe the concepts and the realisation of TOM, which is a modular framework using Interactive Math Objects, which represent basic mathematical concepts together with exercises related to these objects and a gesture based interaction concept.

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Blanke D. and Schneider G. (2011). TOM - A Multi-touch System for Learning Math . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8425-49-2, pages 199-206. DOI: 10.5220/0003301601990206


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@conference{csedu11,
author={Daniela Blanke and Georg Schneider},
title={TOM - A Multi-touch System for Learning Math},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2011},
pages={199-206},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003301601990206},
isbn={978-989-8425-49-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - TOM - A Multi-touch System for Learning Math
SN - 978-989-8425-49-2
AU - Blanke D.
AU - Schneider G.
PY - 2011
SP - 199
EP - 206
DO - 10.5220/0003301601990206