07640513 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 42 patents.

A system is described for displaying images of a virtual three-dimensional book having one or more virtual pages. The system comprises a display system capable of executing a display program wherein images of the virtual three-dimensional book are produced on the display system. A degree of interest (DOI) function is provided for allocating available space on the display system. A page selection function may provide a user-selectable scale along a long axis of the virtual book for selecting virtual pages. Virtual chapter tabs may also be provided for navigating within the virtual book. The display system may also include a page flipping function with several different page flipping speeds and several different page flipping animations for moving between virtual pages in the virtual book. Moreover, a scroll bar function provided to facilitate page navigation wherein space on the scroll bar is allocated using a DOI function. Finally, a computer program product comprising a computer usable medium having computer readable code embodied therein for producing images of a virtual three-dimensional book is also disclosed.

Title
Navigation methods, systems, and computer program products for virtual three-dimensional books
Application Number
10/895830
Publication Number
7640513 (B2)
Application Date
July 22, 2004
Publication Date
December 29, 2009
Inventor
Jock Douglas MacKinlay
Palo Alto
CA, US
Allison Gyle Woodruff
Foster City
CA, US
Richard Carl Gossweiler III
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Stuart Kent Card
Los Altos Hill
CA, US
Agent
Oliff & Berridge
Assignee
Xerox Corporation
CT, US
IPC
G06F 3/048
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