Alice: lessons learned from building a 3D system for novices

@inproceedings{Conway2000AliceLL,
  title={Alice: lessons learned from building a 3D system for novices},
  author={Matthew Conway and Steve Audia and Tommy Burnette and Dennis Cosgrove and Kevin Christiansen},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2000}
}
We present lessons learned from developing Alice, a 3D graphics programming environment designed for undergraduates with no 3D graphics or programming experience. Alice is a Windows 95/NT tool for describing the time-based and interactive behavior of 3D objects, not a CAD tool for creating object geometry. Our observations and conclusions come from formal and informal observations of hundreds of users. Primary results include the use of LOGO-style egocentric coordinate systems, the use of… CONTINUE READING
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