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Virtual Reality Conference, IEEE (2000)
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Mar. 18, 2000 to Mar. 22, 2000
ISSN: 1087-8270
ISBN: 0-7695-0478-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Keynote Address
Paper Session 1: WORKBENCHES

Physically-Based Manipulation on the Responsive Workbench (Abstract)

Maneesh Agrawala , Stanford University
Bernd Fröhlich , German National Research Center for Information Technology
David Baraff , Carnegie Mellon University
Henrik Tramberend , German National Research Center for Information Technology
Andrew Beers , Stanford University
pp. 5

The Perceptive Workbench: Toward Spontaneous and Natural Interaction in Semi-Immersive Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Thad Starner , Georgia Institute of Technology
William Ribarsky , Georgia Institute of Technology
Zachary Wartell , Georgia Institute of Technology
Larry Hodges , Georgia Institute of Technology
Bastian Leibe , Georgia Institute of Technology
David Krum , Georgia Institute of Technology
Brad Singletary , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 13

Real Mirrors Reflecting Virtual Worlds (Abstract)

L. Miguel Encarnação , Fraunhofer Center for Research in Computer Graphics
Oliver Bimber , Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics
Dieter Schmalstieg , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 21
Paper Session 2: HAPTICS: FEELING GOOD!

Dynamic Deformable Models for Enhanced Haptic Rendering in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Dimitris Metaxas , University of Pennsylvania
Rungun Ramanathan , University of Pennsylvania
pp. 31

inTouch: Interactive Multiresolution Modeling and 3D Painting with a Haptic Interface (Abstract)

Stephen A. Ehmann , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ming C. Lin , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Arthur D. Gregory , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 45
Paper Session 3: APPLICATIONS I

Interaction with Geoscience Data in an Immersive Environment (Abstract)

Ching-Rong Lin , Continuum Resources Corporation
R. Bowen Loftin , University of Houston
H. Roice Nelson Jr , Continuum Resources Corporation
pp. 55

Virtual Environment Applications in Clinical Neuropsychology (Abstract)

C. Chua , University of Southern California
M. Thiebaux , University of Southern California
C. Van der Zaag , University of Southern California
A. Rizzo , University of Southern California
P. Larson , Fuller Graduate School of Psychology
A. Van Rooyen , Fuller Graduate School of Psychology
J.G. Buckwalter , University of Southern California
L. Humphrey , University of California at Los Angeles
U. Neumann , University of Southern California
pp. 63

The Thing Growing: Autonomous Characters in Virtual Reality Interactive Fiction (Abstract)

Dan Sandin , University of Illinois at Chicago
Josephine Anstey , University of Illinois at Chicago
Dave Pape , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 71
Panel Session I

The Future of Shared Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Daniel Thalmann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Michael Capps , Naval Postgraduate School
Keith McCurdy , Maxis/Electronic Arts
pp. 79
Paper Session 4: PERCEPTION
Paper Session 5: PROJECTION-BASED DISPLAYS

Immersive Planar Display Using Roughly Aligned Projectors (Abstract)

Ramesh Raskar , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 109

A Method of Constructing a Telexistence Visual System Using Fixed Screens (Abstract)

Yasuyuki Yanagida , University of Tokyo
Taro Maeda , University of Tokyo
Susumu Tachi , University of Tokyo
pp. 117

Eye Mark Pointer in Immersive Projection Display (Abstract)

Noritaka Osawa , National Institute of Multimedia Education
Kikuo Asai , National Institute of Multimedia Education
Yuji Y. Sugimoto , National Institute of Multimedia Education
Hideaki Takahashi , National Institute of Multimedia Education
pp. 125
Paper Session 6: DISTRIBUTED VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS

Priority Round-Robin Scheduling for Very Large Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Chris Faisstnauer , Vienna University of Technology
Dieter Schmalstieg , Vienna University of Technology
Werner Purgathofer , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 135

Scalable Prediction Based Concurrency Control for Distributed Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Dongman Lee , Information and Communications University
Jeonghwa Yang , Information and Communications University
pp. 151
Paper Session 7: ANIMATION AND NAVIGATION

LoD Management on Animating Face Models (Abstract)

Nadia Magnenat Thalmann , University of Geneva
Hyewon Seo , University of Geneva
pp. 161

First Steps with a Rideable Computer (Abstract)

Greg Pintilie , York University
Robert S. Allison , York University
Laurence R. Harris , York University
Michael Jenkin , York University
Fara Redlick , York University
Daniel C. Zikovitz , York University
pp. 169

An Intelligent User Interface with Motion Planning for 3D Navigation (Abstract)

Tsai-Yen Li , National Chengchi University
Hung-Kai Ting , National Chengchi University
pp. 177
Invited Presentation
Paper Session 8: APPLICATIONS II

Interactive Stereoscopic Rendering of Voxel-Based Terrain (Abstract)

Huamin Qu , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Nan Zhang , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Ming Wan , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Arie Kaufman , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 197
Paper Session 9: HAPTICS: MOVERS AND SHAKERS

Development of Ground Surface Simulator for Tel-E-Merge System (Abstract)

Toshiaki Sugihara , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Tsutomu Miyasato , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
Hauro Noma , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
pp. 217

Virtual Roller Coaster (Abstract)

Mei-Ling Hsu , National Center for High-performance Computing
Yuh-Sen Jaw , National Chiao Tung University
Zen-Chung Shih , National Chiao Tung University
pp. 225

Visuo-Haptic Display Using Head-Mounted Projector (Abstract)

Taro Maeda , University of Tokyo
Yasuyuki Yanagida , University of Tokyo
Susumu Tachi , University of Tokyo
Naoki Kawakami , University of Tokyo
Masahiko Inami , University of Tokyo
Dairoku Sekiguchi , University of Tokyo
pp. 233
Panel Session II

The Haptic Interfaces of the Next Decade (Abstract)

Ryohei Nakatsu , ATR Media Integration & Communications Research Laboratories
John M. Hollerbach , University of Utah
Hiroo Iwata , University of Tsukuba
Thomas Massie , SensAble Technologies, Inc.
James F. Kramer , Virtual Technologies, Inc.
pp. 241
Paper Session 10: MIXED REALITY AND TRACKING

A Stereoscopic Video See-Through Augmented Reality System Based on Real-Time Vision-Based Registration (Abstract)

Haruo Takemura , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Naokazu Yokoya , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
Masayuki Kanbara , Nara Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 255

A Unified Linear Algorithm for a Novel View Synthesis and Camera Pose Estimation in Mixed Reality (Abstract)

Long Quan , CNRS-GRAVIR-INRIA
Goki Inoue , University of Tsukuba
Toshihiro Kobayashi , University of Tsukuba
Yuichi Ohta , University of Tsukuba
pp. 263

A Wireless, Inexpensive Optical Tracker for the CAVE(tm) (Abstract)

Benjamin Watson , University of Alberta
Pablo Figueroa , University of Alberta
Mark Green , University of Alberta
Ehud Sharlin , University of Alberta
pp. 271
Posters

Multimodal Menu Presentation and Selection in Immersive Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Gerard Jounghyun Kim , Pohang University of Science and Technology
Chan-Mo Park , Pohang University of Science and Technology
Inseok Lee , Pohang University of Science and Technology
Namgyu Kim , Pohang University of Science and Technology
Sung H. Lim , Pohang University of Science and Technology
pp. 281

Virtual Drama as a Learning Medium: The Caracol Time Travel Project (Abstract)

Dean Reed , University of Central Florida
Diane Z. Chase , University of Central Florida
Charles E. Hughes , University of Central Florida
J. Michael Moshell , University of Central Florida
Arlen Chase , University of Central Florida
pp. 282

Real-Time Representation of Elastic Object (Abstract)

Koichi Hirota , Toyohashi University of Technology
Toyohisa Kaneko , Toyohashi University of Technology
pp. 285

Model Simplification for Interactive Applications (Abstract)

Dmitry Brodsky , University of British Columbia
Benjamin Watson , University of Alberta
pp. 286

Extending Locales: Awareness Management in MASSIVE-3 (Abstract)

Chris Greenhalgh , University of Nottingham
James Purbrick , University of Nottingham
pp. 287

A Collaborative Virtual Environment for Industrial Training (Abstract)

Nicolas D. Georganas , University of Ottawa
Shervin Shirmohammadi , University of Ottawa
Jauvane C. de Oliveira , University of Ottawa
pp. 288

VR Operational Assistance System for Rough Terrain Crane (Abstract)

Keisuke Miyata , Komatsu Ltd.
Toshio Fukuda , Nagoya University
Mitsunori Yoneda , Nagoya University
Fumihito Arai , Nagoya University
pp. 289

An Adaptive Occlusion Culling Algorithm for Use in Large VEs (Abstract)

Karsten Bormann , Denmark Technical University and University of Nottingham
pp. 290

Man Multi-Agent Interaction in VR: A Case Study with RoboCup (Abstract)

Henri E. Bal , Vrije Universiteit
Luc Renambot' Desmond Germans , Vrije Universiteit
Hans J.W. Spoelder , Vrije Universiteit
Frans C.A. Groen , University of Amsterdam
pp. 291

String-Based Haptic Interface Device for Multi-Fingers (Abstract)

Makoto Sato , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Yasuharu Koike , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Somsak Walairacht , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 293
Tutorials
Workshops

Author Index (PDF)

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