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July/August 2011 (vol. 13 no. 4)
pp. 4-5
Irena Bojanova, University of Maryland University College

In the new era of globally dispersed operations, increasing travel costs, and the ever-growing need for real-time decision-making, organizations should look for new, immersive technologies for distance collaboration. Virtual environments can provide flexible, cost-effective, and efficient ways for distributed team members, partners, and customers to connect.

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Keywords: virtual world, distance collaboration, distance learning, information technology
Citation:
Irena Bojanova, "Physical Presence through Virtual Worlds," IT Professional, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 4-5, July-Aug. 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.66
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