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ACMACE
2006
ACM
9 years 4 months ago
Open experiments of mobile sightseeing support systems with shared virtual worlds
In this paper, we describe results from the experiments of a location-dependent shared virtual world system applied to sightseeing entertainment. This system can be used with GPSp...
Hiroyuki Tarumi, Kayo Yokoo, Shouji Nishimoto, Kaz...
IAT
2006
IEEE
9 years 4 months ago
Engaging in a Conversation with Synthetic Agents along the Virtuality Continuum
Abstract During the last decade research groups as well as a number of commercial software developers have started to deploy embodied conversational characters in the user interfac...
Elisabeth André
HICSS
2006
IEEE
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The Role of Virtual Distance in Innovation and Success
Although prior research has tended to dichotomize work teams as virtual or nonvirtual, most project teams today involve some mix of face-to-face and virtual interaction. We develo...
Karen Sobel Lojeski, Richard Reilly, Peter Dominic...
VSMM
2007
Springer
9 years 4 months ago
Adding Semantic Annotations, Navigation Paths and Tour Guides to Existing Virtual Environments
Nowadays, more Virtual Environments (VEs) are becoming available on the Web. This means that VEs are becoming accessible to a larger and more diverse audience. It also means that i...
Frederic Kleinermann, Olga De Troyer, Christophe C...
IVA
2007
Springer
9 years 4 months ago
Incorporating Emotion Regulation into Virtual Stories
This paper presents an approach to incorporate emotion regulation as addressed within psychology literature into virtual characters. To this end, first Gross’ informal theory of ...
Tibor Bosse, Matthijs Pontier, Ghazanfar F. Siddiq...
VR
2007
IEEE
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The Influence of Visual Appearance of User's Avatar on the Manipulation of Objects in Virtual Environments
This paper describes an experiment conducted to study the influence of visual appearance of user’s avatar (or 3D cursor) on the manipulation of virtual objects in Virtual Enviro...
Abdelmajid Kadri, Anatole Lécuyer, Jean-Mar...
ISMAR
2007
IEEE
9 years 4 months ago
A Two-by-Two Mixed Reality System That Merges Real and Virtual Worlds in Both Audio and Visual Senses
There have been many implementations of virtual reality, using audio and visual senses. However, implementations of mixed reality (MR) have thus far only dealt with the visual sen...
Kyota Higa, Takanobu Nishiura, Asako Kimura, Fumih...
ICAT
2007
IEEE
9 years 4 months ago
Exploiting Virtual Objects' Attributes and Avatar's Behavior in DVEs Partitioning
Partitioning constitutes one of the most critical challenges a distributed virtual environment needs to handle and is related to the efficient assignment of the existing entities ...
Christos Bouras, Eri Giannaka, Thrasyvoulos Tsiats...
ICPADS
2008
IEEE
9 years 4 months ago
Plug: Virtual Worlds for Millions of People
We propose the design of Plug, an application to find and keep contacts with friends within many inter-connected 3D virtual worlds. Users use an instant messenger (IM)-like inter...
Shun-Yun Hu, Jehn-Ruey Jiang
CW
2008
IEEE
9 years 4 months ago
Taxonomy and Implementation of Redirection Techniques for Ubiquitous Passive Haptic Feedback
Traveling through immersive virtual environments (IVEs) by means of real walking is an important activity to increase naturalness of VR-based interaction. However, the size of the...
Frank Steinicke, Gerd Bruder, Luv Kohli, Jason Jer...
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