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LAWS, RHODIAN, maritime. law. A code of laws adopted by the people of Rhodes, who had, by their commerce and naval victories, obtained the sovereignty of the sea, about nine hundred. years before the Christian era. There is reason to suppose this code has not been transmitted to posterity, at least not in a perfect state. A collection of marine constitutions, under the denomination of Rhodian Laws, may be seen in Vinnius, but they bear evident marks of a spurious origin. See Marsh. Ins. B. 1, c. 4, p. 15; this Dict. Code; Laws of Oleron; Laws of Wisbuy; Laws of the Hanse Towns.

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After all tasks were classified into aimed, no aimed and not executed (children refused to continue or did not execute the test as requested), the analysis of eye gaze movement was executed to find out how the motivation changes the eye gaze slope in Fitts' law.
To analyse eye gaze slope, according to Fitts' law we took all data of eye movement from any source area (blank area or another picture) to the target area (picture of movie scene).
An evaluation protocol based on Fitts' law such as the one we developed in this study has general applicability for researchers as well as practitioners.
Validation of a selective ensemble-based classification scheme for myoelectric control using a three-dimensional Fitts' Law test.
In addition to measuring the movement time to acquire targets for Fitts' law analyses, the present experiment also examined participants' dimensional coordinative strategies.
Fitts' law was employed to test the effects of interest as well as to capture the differences in moving along the three axes in the 3-D space.
Comparison of six cursor control devices based on Fitts' law models.
How should Fitts' law be applied to human-computer interaction?
Hoffmann (1992) used Fitts' law to predict the effects of lags on target-directed movement times with manually controlled pointers.
Regression lines fitting Fitts' law to movement times with constant lag will meet at a single point (the y intercept, a, when [log.
Andres and Hartung (1989) showed that head movement could be described using Fitts' law for a tapping task involving a chin stylus.
1990) discrete movement target acquisition task based on Fitts' law was used in this study.