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Virtual Reality Conference, IEEE (1999)
Houston, Texas
Mar. 13, 1999 to Mar. 17, 1999
ISSN: 1087-8270
ISBN: 0-7695-0093-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Keynote Address

What' s Real About Virtual Reality? (Abstract)

Frederick P. Brooks Jr , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 2
Invited Speaker

I Have Seen the Future, and it is Us (Abstract)

Linda Jacobson , Silicon Graphics
pp. 6
Session 1: Distributed and System Architecture

Avocado: A Distributed Virtual Reality Framework (Abstract)

Henrik Tramberend , GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology
pp. 14
Session 2: Algorithms

A Framework for Fast and Accurate Collision Detection for Haptic Interaction (Abstract)

Arthur Gregory , University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill
Russell Taylor , University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill
Ming C. Lin , University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill
Stefan Gottschalk , University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill
pp. 38

ALCOVE: Design and Implementation of an Object-Centric Virtual Environment (Abstract)

Mark Meyer , California Institute of Technology
Alan H. Barr , California Institute of Technology
pp. 46

Cloning and Aging in a VR Family (Abstract)

Won-Sook Lee , University of Geneva
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann , University of Geneva
Yin Wu , University of Geneva
pp. 61
Panel Session 1: Simulation

Extreme VR - Modeling and Simulation for Virtual Worlds (Abstract)

Michael R. Macedonia , Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Command
pp. 70
Poster Session

Representation of Force in Cutting Operation (Abstract)

Atsuko Tanaka , Toyohashi University of Technology
Koichi Hirota , Toyohashi University of Technology
Toyohisa Kaneko , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 77

The Virtual Mail System (Abstract)

Andrew E. Johnson , University of Illinois at Chicago
Jason Leigh , University of Illinois at Chicago
David E. Pape , University of Illinois at Chicago
Thomas A. DeFanti , University of Illinois at Chicago
Tomoko Imai , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 78

Development of Wearable Force Display (HapticGEAR) for Immersive Projection Displays (Abstract)

Naoyuki Kakehi , University of Tokyo
Michitaka Hirose , University of Tokyo
Tetsuro Ogi , University of Tokyo
Hiroaki Yano , University of Tokyo
pp. 79

Evacuation Simulator for Analysis of Evacuees' Decision in a Ship under Casualty (Abstract)

Yoshinori Ikemoto , Ministry of Transport
Fujio Kaneko , Ministry of Transport
Masaaki Fukumoto , Ministry of Transport
pp. 80

SiLVIA - A Simulation Library for Virtual Reality Applications (Abstract)

A. Kerzmann , Saarland University
G. Hotz , Saarland University
E. Schömer , Saarland University
C. Lennerz , Saarland University
T. Warken , Saarland University
R. Schmid , Saarland University
pp. 82

Automating the Construction of Dynamic and Multi-Resolution 360-degree Panorama for Natural Scenes with Moving Objects (Abstract)

Heng Luo , Tsinghua University
Zhigang Zhu , University of Massachusetts
Qiang Wang , Tsinghua University
Guangyou Xu , Tsinghua University
pp. 85
Session 3: Evaluation and Human Factors I

Effects of Network Characteristics on Human Performance in a Collaborative Virtual Environment (Abstract)

Kyoung Shin Park , University of Illinois at Chicago
Robert V. Kenyon , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 104
Session 4: Navigation and Teleoperations

Distributed PC-Based Haptic, Visual and Acoustic Telepresence System Experiments in Virtual and Remote Environments (Abstract)

G. Schmidt , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
H. Baier , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
J. Hoogen , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
M. Buss , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
P. Kammermeier , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
F. Freyberger , Technische Universit?t M?nchen
pp. 118

An Operator Interface for a Robot-Mounted, 3D Camera System: Project Pioneer (Abstract)

Fitzgerald Steele Jr. , The University of Iowa
Geb Thomas , The University of Iowa
Theodore Blackmon , NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 126

Map Usage in Virtual Environments: Orientation Issues (Abstract)

Rudolph P. Darken , Naval Postgraduate School
Helsin Cevik , Naval Postgraduate School
pp. 133

Third-Person Navigation of Whole-Planet Terrain in a Head-tracked Stereoscopic Environment (Abstract)

Larry Hodges , Georgia Institute of Technology
William Ribarsky , Georgia Institute of Technology
Zachary Wartell , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 141
Panel Session 2: Interaction/Display
Session 5: Applications

Smart Avatars in JackMOO (Abstract)

Thomas J. Smith , University of Pennsylvania
John P. Granieri , University of Pennsylvania
Norman I. Badler , University of Pennsylvania
Jianping Shi , University of Pennsylvania
pp. 156

The Round Earth Project: Deep Learning in a Collaborative Virtual World (Abstract)

S. Ohlsson , University of Illinois at Chicago
A. Johnson , University of Illinois at Chicago
M. Gillingham , University of Illinois at Chicago
T. Moher , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 164

A Virtual Assembly Design Environment (Abstract)

Kevin Lyons , National Institute of Standards and Technology
Sankar Jayaram , Washington State University
Yong Wang , Washington State University
Uma Jayaram , Washington State University
Peter Hart , National Institute of Standards and Technology
pp. 172
Session 6: Interaction

Virtual Chopsticks: Object Manipulation using Multiple Exact Interactions (Abstract)

Tomohiko Higashi , Osaka University
Fumio Kishino , Osaka University
Yoshifumi Kitamura , Osaka University
Toshihiro Masaki , Osaka University
pp. 198
Session 7: Evaluation and Human Factors II

Sensor Spatial Distortion, Visual Latency, and Update Rate Effects on 3D Tracking in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

R.H. Jacoby , NASA Ames Research Center
B.D. Adelstein , NASA Ames Research Center
S.R. Ellis , NASA Ames Research Center
G.J. Jense , NASA Ames Research Center
S. Baumeler , NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 218

Evaluating the Importance of Multi-sensory Input on Memory and the Sense of Presence in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Larry F. Hodges , Georgia Institute of Technology
Neff Walker , Georgia Institute of Technology
Chang Song , Georgia Institute of Technology
Huong Q. Dinh , Georgia Institute of Technology
Akira Kobayashi , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 222

Cybersickness: An Experimental Study to Isolate the Effects of Rotational Scene Oscillations (Abstract)

Richard H.Y. So , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
W.T. Lo , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
pp. 237
Session 8: Tracking

A Motion-Stabilized Outdoor Augmented Reality System (Abstract)

Bruce Hoff , HRL Laboratories
Ronald Azuma , HRL Laboratories
Ron Sarfaty , HRL Laboratories
Howard Neely Iii , HRL Laboratories
pp. 252

Hybrid Inertial and Vision Tracking for Augmented Reality Registration (Abstract)

Suya You , University of Southern California
Ulrich Neumann , University of Southern California
Ronald Azuma , HRL Laboratories
pp. 260
Session 9: Interfaces (Haptic)

A Method of Selective Stimulation to Epidermal Skin Receptors for Realistic Touch Feedback (Abstract)

Naoya Asamura , Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology
Hiroyuki Shinoda , Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology
Nozomu Yokoyama , Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology
pp. 274

Painting Textures with a Haptic Interface (Abstract)

Matthew Kaplan , University of Utah
Elaine Cohen , University of Utah
Thomas V Thompson Ii , University of Utah
David Johnson , University of Utah
Donald Nelson , University of Utah
pp. 282
Panel Session 3: Industry Applications

Author Index (PDF)

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