Issue No. 07 - July (2007 vol. 40)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2007.257
Doug A. Bowman , Virginia Tech
Ryan P. McMahan , Virginia Tech
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
R. P. McMahan and D. A. Bowman, "Virtual Reality: How Much Immersion Is Enough?," in Computer, vol. 40, no. , pp. 36-43, 2007.