Issue No.07 - July (2007 vol.40)
Doug A. Bowman , Virginia Tech
Ryan P. McMahan , Virginia Tech
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2007.257
Solid evidence of virtual reality's benefits has graduated from impressive visual demonstrations to producing results in practical applications. Further, a realistic experience is no longer immersion's sole asset. Empirical studies show that various components of immersion provide other benefits--full immersion is not always necessary.
3D visualization, virtual reality, immersion
Doug A. Bowman, Ryan P. McMahan, "Virtual Reality: How Much Immersion Is Enough?", Computer, vol.40, no. 7, pp. 36-43, July 2007, doi:10.1109/MC.2007.257