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IJVR
2008
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Improve a Game Board based on Cultural Algorithms
Evolutionary computation is a generic term used to make reference to the solution of computational problems planned and implemented based on models of an evolutionary process. Most...
Alberto Ochoa, Alejandro Padilla, Saúl Gonz...
IJVR
2008
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How and Why Affordable Virtual Reality Shapes the Future of Education
This paper presents an analysis of how and why a new generation of virtual reality peripherals affect virtual reality in general, and its uses for education in particular. We descr...
Barnabas Takacs
IJVR
2008
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Improved View Frustum Culling Technique for Real-Time Virtual Heritage Application
Real-time virtual heritage application is normally executed with a high performance computer system. This is due to the complexity and highly computational cost which makes such sy...
Mohd Shahrizal Sunar, Abdullah Mohd Zin, Tengku M....
IJVR
2008
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Agent Architecture for a Real World Autonomous Virtual Guide: Interaction between the Decision and Perception Processes and Envi
Museums like marine aquariums are facing a difficult problem when trying to deliver information to their visitors. The exhibits they propose are dynamic by definition. Each may con...
Morgan Veyret, Eric Maisel, Jacques Tisseau
IJVR
2008
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An Educational Virtual Scenario for Learning Chaos and Complexity Theories
Based on contemporary Chaos and Complexity Theories, ImaginationTOOLSTM is an innovative Virtual Reality (VR) software architecture which, by means of an agent-based interface, end...
Francesca Bertacchini, Eleonora Bilotta, Pietro Pa...
IJVR
2008
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Employing Virtual Lecturers' Facial Expressions in Virtual Educational Environments
This research began with a preliminary exploratory study that observed the relationship between the facial expressions of three human lecturers in a real academic lecture theatre a...
G. Theonas, D. Hobbs, D. Rigas
IJVR
2008
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Teaching Algebra Using Culturally Relevant Virtual Instructors
When culture is integrated into the mathematics classroom, it improves students' academic achievement [3], helps move classrooms towards an equitable learning environment [30]...
Juan E. Gilbert, Keena Arbuthnot, Stafford Hood, M...
IJVR
2008
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Embodied Tutors for Interaction Skills Simulation Training
This paper describes intelligent virtual tutors for interaction skills training who can serve the roles of demonstrator, coach, trainer, mentor, and observer. These roles meet the ...
Robert Hubal
IJVR
2008
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Animal Flocks as Natural and Dynamic Spatial Clues in Adventure Video-games
This paper proposes the use of animal flocks to naturally provide spatial clues in adventure video-games. This approach complements the so far proposed mechanisms to support naviga...
Jesús Ibáñez-Martínez,...
IJVR
2008
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Agent-based Intelligence Decision Support System for Virtual Greenhouse
In facility agriculture, it is an urgent problem to design and choose the type and facility of greenhouse based on user's requirements, which are always difficult to express c...
Wei Wei, Xinyu Guo, Shenglian Lu, Chunjiang Zhao
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