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ACMACE
2008
ACM
9 years 9 days ago
Real binoculars with virtual functions for mixed environments
Though often desirable, the integration of real and virtual elements in mixed reality environments can be difficult. We propose a number of techniques to facilitate scene explorat...
Andrei Sherstyuk, Kin Lik Wang, Anton Treskunov, J...
ACMACE
2008
ACM
9 years 9 days ago
IncreTable, a mixed reality tabletop game experience
IncreTable is a mixed reality tabletop game inspired by The Incredible Machine. Users can combine real and virtual game pieces in order to solve puzzles in the game. Game actions ...
Jakob Leitner, Michael Haller, Kyungdahm Yun, Woon...
AFRIGRAPH
2001
ACM
9 years 1 months ago
Expressive textures
If a moving image is more expressive than words or than a still image, then an animated facial expression can explain more in depth the feelings of a virtual character. Facial ani...
K. Fei

Publication
162views
9 years 2 months ago
Relations between Facial Display, Eye Gaze and Head Tilt: Dominance Perception Variations of Virtual Agents
In this paper, we focus on facial displays, eye gaze and head tilts to express social dominance. In particular, we are interested in the interaction of different non-verbal cues. W...
Nikolaus Bee, Stefan Franke and Elisabeth André
IVA
2009
Springer
9 years 2 months ago
Breaking the Ice in Human-Agent Communication: Eye-Gaze Based Initiation of Contact with an Embodied Conversational Agent
In human-human conversation, the first impression decides whether two people feel attracted by each other and whether contact between them will be continued or not. Starting from ...
Nikolaus Bee, Elisabeth André and Susanne Tober
OFAI
1997
Springer
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9 years 2 months ago
Autonomous Virtual Actors Based on Virtual Sensors
In this paper, we present current research developments in the Virtual Life of autonomous synthetic actors. After a brief description of the perception action principles with a fe...
Daniel Thalmann, Hansrudi Noser, Zhiyong Huang
SIGGRAPH
1996
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
The Virtual Cinematographer: A Paradigm for Automatic Real-Time Camera Control and Directing
This paper presents a paradigm for automatically generating complete camera specifications for capturing events in virtual 3D environments in real-time. We describe a fully implem...
Li-wei He, Michael F. Cohen, David Salesin
CHI
1997
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
Crowded Collaborative Virtual Environments
We introduce a framework for supporting crowds of participants in collaborative virtual environments (CVEs). The framework is realised as an extension to our previous spatial mode...
Steve Benford, Chris Greenhalgh, David Lloyd
SPATIALCOGNITION
1998
Springer
9 years 2 months ago
Behavioral Experiments in Spatial Cognition Using Virtual Reality
Abstract. Virtual reality is used as a novel tool for behavioral experiments on humans. Two environments, Hexatown and Virtual Tubingen, are presented. Experiments on cognitive map...
Hanspeter A. Mallot, Sabine Gillner, Hendrik A. H....
COBUILD
1998
Springer
9 years 2 months ago
Adaptive Rooms, Virtual Collaboration and Cognitive Workflow
This paper introduces the concept of Adaptive Rooms, which are virtual environments able to dynamically adapt to users' needs, including `physical' and cognitive workflow...
David Kirsh
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