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MTA
2011
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7 years 11 months ago
Real-time control of individual agents for crowd simulation
This paper presents a novel approach for individual agent’s motion simulation in real-time virtual environments. In our model, we focus on addressing two problems: 1) the control...
Yunbo Rao, Leiting Chen, Qihe Liu, Weiyao Lin, Yan...
VR
2010
IEEE
173views Virtual Reality» more  VR 2010»
8 years 3 months ago
Comparative study of the performances of several haptic modalities for a 3D menu
We introduce a new technique of haptic guidance, for navigation and control of applications in virtual environments. We haptically simulate the collisions of the pointer with the ...
Caroline Essert-Villard, Antonio Capobianco
PRESENCE
2010
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8 years 3 months ago
The Effect of Viewing a Self-Avatar on Distance Judgments in an HMD-Based Virtual Environment
Few HMD-based virtual environment systems display a rendering of the user's own body. Subjectively, this often leads to a sense of disembodiment in the virtual world. We expl...
Betty J. Mohler, Sarah H. Creem-Regehr, William B....
JCHE
2010
120views more  JCHE 2010»
8 years 3 months ago
The virtual campus of the future: stimulating and simulating civic actions in a virtual world
This paper presents a pre-orientation program for incoming college students, Active Citizenship through Technology (ACT), that engaged students in civic dialogue early in their aca...
Marina Umaschi Bers, Clement Chau
VR
2010
IEEE
205views Virtual Reality» more  VR 2010»
8 years 6 months ago
Exploring individual user differences in the 2D/3D interaction with medical image data
Abstract User-centered design is often performed without regard to individual user differences. In this paper, we report results of an empirical study aimed to evaluate whether com...
Elena V. Zudilova-Seinstra, Boris W. van Schooten,...
VR
2010
IEEE
198views Virtual Reality» more  VR 2010»
8 years 6 months ago
Virtual Experience Test: A virtual environment evaluation questionnaire
We present the development and evaluation of the Virtual Experience Test (VET). The VET is a survey instrument used to measure holistic virtual environment experiences based upon ...
Dustin B. Chertoff, Brian Goldiez, Joseph J. LaVio...
VR
2010
IEEE
147views Virtual Reality» more  VR 2010»
8 years 6 months ago
Avatar self-embodiment enhances distance perception accuracy in non-photorealistic immersive virtual environments
Non-photorealistically rendered (NPR) immersive virtual environments (IVEs) can facilitate conceptual design in architecture by enabling preliminary design sketches to be previewe...
Lane Phillips, Brian Ries, Michael Kaeding, Victor...
IJAMC
2010
134views more  IJAMC 2010»
8 years 6 months ago
HyperVerse: simulation and testbed reconciled
—When dealing with dynamic large-scale topologies such as those underlying peer-to-peer (P2P) distributed virtual environments (DVE), one inescapably reaches the point where eith...
Jean Botev, Markus Esch, Hermann Schloss, Ingo Sch...
IJVR
2008
208views more  IJVR 2008»
8 years 7 months ago
A View-based Multiple Objects Tracking and Human Action Recognition for Interactive Virtual Environments
As environments become smart in accordance with advances in ubiquitous computing technology, researchers are struggling to satisfy users' diverse and sophisticated demands. Th...
Jin Choi, Yong-il Cho, Kyusung Cho, Su-jung Bae, H...
VR
2002
IEEE
170views Virtual Reality» more  VR 2002»
8 years 8 months ago
Handling of Virtual Contact in Immersive Virtual Environments: Beyond Visuals
This paper addresses the issue of improving the perception of contact that users make with purely virtual objects in virtual environments. Because these objects have no physical c...
Robert W. Lindeman, James N. Templeman, John L. Si...
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