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Virtual Environments and Advanced Interface Design

Woodrow Barfield and Thomas A. Furness

Abstract

This sweeping introduction to the science of virtual environment technology masterfully integrates research and practical applications culled from a range of disciplines, including psychology, engineering, and computer science. With contributions from the field's foremost researchers and theorists, the book focuses in particular on how virtual technology and interface design can better accommodate human cognitive, motor, and perceptual capabilities. Throughout, it brings the reader up-to-date with the latest design strategies and cutting-edge virtual environments, and points to promising ave ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1995 Print ISBN-13: 9780195075557
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195075557.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Woodrow Barfield, editor

Thomas A. Furness, editor

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Contents

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I Introduction To Virtual Environments

II Virtual Environment Technologies

4 VEOS: The Virtual Environment Operating Shell

William Bricken and Geoffrey Coco

5 Human Stereopsis, Fusion, and Stereoscopic Virtual Environments

Elizabeth Thorpe Davis and Larry F. Hodges

8 The Design of Multidimensional Sound Interfaces

Michael Cohen and Elizabeth M. Wenzel

9 Tactile Displays

Kurt A. Kaczmarek and Paul Bach-Y-Rita

III Integration Of Technology

12 Presence and Performance Within Virtual Environments

Woodrow Barfield and David Zeltzer

13 Cognitive Issues in Virtual Reality

Christopher D. Wickens and Polly Baker

14 Augmented-Reality Displays

Woodrow Barfield and Craig Rosenberg

End Matter