Recently, I've been thinking a lot about how to create intuitive, high precision gestures for a context menu system.
In the process, I remembered this interesting research by Ravin Balakrishnan's group at the University of Toronto:
Here are some other interesting projects coming out of U of T
As an American, this is getting embarassing. Why do the Canadians have the good UI? They are doing the cool academic research. They have taken over at Microsoft and Autodesk.
Is it something in the coffee at Tim Horton's? :~P
What do you think of Ravin and Co.'s ideas?