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PRESENCE
1998
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Presence as Being-in-the-World
An alternative view of presence is introduced based on existential philosophy and ecological psychology. This view favors a Heideggerian/Gibsonian metaphysic over the more convent...
Pavel Zahorik, Rick L. Jenison
PRESENCE
1998
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Human Factors Issues in Virtual Environments: A Review of the Literature
Virtual environments are envisioned as being systems that will enhance the communication between humans and computers. If virtual systems are to be effective and well received by ...
Kay M. Stanney, Ronald R. Mourant, Robert S. Kenne...
PRESENCE
1998
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Navigating Large-Scale 'Desk-Top' Virtual Buildings: Effects of Orientation Aids and Familiarity
Two experiments investigated components of participants’ spatial knowledge when they navigated large-scale ‘‘virtual buildings’’ using ‘‘desk-top’’ (i.e., nonimm...
Roy A. Ruddle, Stephen J. Payne, Dylan M. Jones
PRESENCE
1998
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The Effects of Metals and Interfering Fields on Electromagnetic Trackers
The operation of six degree-of-freedom electromagnetic trackers is based on the spatial properties of the electromagnetic fields generated by three small coils. Anything in the e...
Mark A. Nixon, Bruce C. McCallum, W. Richard Frigh...
PRESENCE
1998
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Navigation System for the Blind: Auditory Display Modes and Guidance
The research we are reporting here is part of our effort to develop a navigation system for the blind. Our long-term goal is to create a portable, self-contained system that will ...
Jack M. Loomis, Reginald G. Golledge, Roberta L. K...
PRESENCE
1998
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Real-Time Continuous Multi-Resolution Method for Models of Arbitrary Topology
Many multiresolution methods have been proposed. Most of them emphasize accuracy and hence are slow. Some methods may be fast, but they may not preserve the geometry of the model....
Rynson W. H. Lau, Mark Green, Danny S. P. To, Jani...
PRESENCE
1998
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A Real-Time Algorithm for Accurate Collision Detection for Deformable Polyhedral Objects
We propose an accurate collision detection algorithm for use in virtual reality applications. The algorithm works for three-dimensional graphical environments where multiple objec...
Yoshifumi Kitamura, Andrew Smith, Haruo Takemura, ...
PRESENCE
1998
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Integrating Pedagogical Agents into Virtual Environments
In order for a virtual environment to be effective as a training tool, it is not enough to concentrate on the fidelity of the renderings and the accuracy of the simulated behavior...
W. Lewis Johnson, Jeff Rickel, Randy Stiles, Allen...
PRESENCE
1998
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The Reality of Experience: Gibson's Way
This paper considers some rst principles that might provide a basis for an objective science of experience (presence or immersion). Dimensions that are considered include classica...
John M. Flach, John G. Holden
PRESENCE
1998
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The Virtual Venue: User-Computer Interaction in Information-Rich Virtual Environments
We present a virtual environment application that allows users to access embedded information within an immersive virtual space. Due to the richness and complexity of this environ...
Doug A. Bowman, Larry F. Hodges, Jay David Bolter
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