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Virtual Reality Conference, IEEE (2001)
Yokohama, Japan
Mar. 13, 2001 to Mar. 17, 2001
ISSN: 1087-8270
ISBN: 0-7695-0948-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Program Committee (PDF)

pp. xvii
Keynote Address
Invited Speaker
Paper Session 1: Haptic Display

Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Tactile Display Based on Properties of Mechanoreceptors (Abstract)

Taro Maeda , The University of Tokyo
Susumu Tachi , The University of Tokyo
Takaaki Nara , The University of Tokyo
Masaya Takasaki , The University of Tokyo
Toshiro Higuchi , The University of Tokyo
Shigeru Ando , The University of Tokyo
pp. 13

A New Design of Haptic Texture Display-Texture Display2-and Its Preliminary Evaluation (Abstract)

Yasushi Ikei , Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology
Shuichi Fukuda , Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology
Mariko Yamada , Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology
pp. 21
Paper Session 2: Shared Virtual World

Immersive Autostereoscopic Display for Mutual Telexistence: TWISTER I (Telexistence Wide-angle Immersive STEReoscope model I) (Abstract)

Atsushi Sakuma , The University of Tokyo
Taro Maeda , The University of Tokyo
Susumu Tachi , The University of Tokyo
Yutaka Kunita , The University of Tokyo
Masahiko Inami , The University of Tokyo
Naoko Ogawa , The University of Tokyo
pp. 31

Personalized Face and Speech Communication over the Internet (Abstract)

Chris Joslin , MIRALab -University of Geneva
Sumedha Kshirsagar , MIRALab -University of Geneva
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann , MIRALab -University of Geneva
Won-Sook Lee , MIRALab -University of Geneva
pp. 37

Immersive Telecommunication Using Stereo Video Avatar (Abstract)

Ken Tamagawa , The University of Tokyo
Makoto Kano , The University of Tokyo
Tetsuro Ogi , The University of Tokyo
Toshio Yamada , The University of Tokyo
Michitaka Hirose , The University of Tokyo
pp. 45

Distributed Virtual Reality Using Octopus (Abstract)

Patrick Hartling , Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC)
Carolina Cruz-Neira , Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC)
Chris Just , Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC)
pp. 53
Paper Session 3: Tracking and Motion Capture

An Improved Calibration Framework for Electromagnetic Tracking Devices (Abstract)

Milan Ikits , University of Utah
J. Dean Brederson , University of Utah
John M. Hollerbach , University of Utah
Charles D. Hansen , University of Utah
pp. 63

Fusion of Vision and Gyro Tracking for Robust Augmented Reality Registration (Abstract)

Suya You , University of Southern California
Ulrich Neumann , University of Southern California
pp. 71

Real-Time Input of 3D Pose and Gestures of a User's Hand and Its Applications for HCI (Abstract)

Makiko Saito , University of Electro-Communications
Hideki Koik , University of Electro-Communications
Yoichi Sato , The University of Tokyo
pp. 79
Paper Session 4: VR Software and Tools

VR Juggler: A Virtual Platform for Virtual Reality Application Development (Abstract)

Albert Baker , Iowa State University
Carolina Cruz-Neira , Iowa State University
Kevin Meinert , Iowa State University
Christopher Just , Iowa State University
Allen Bierbaum , Iowa State University
Patrick Hartling , Iowa State University
pp. 89

VjControl: An Advanced Configuration Management Tool for VR Juggler Applications (Abstract)

Carolina Cruz-Neira , Iowa State University
Christopher Just , Iowa State University
Albert Baker , Iowa State University
Patrick Hartling , Iowa State University
Allen Bierbaum , Iowa State University
Kevin Meinert , Iowa State University
pp. 97

Construction of an Open Geometry Server for Client-Server Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Jean-Dominique Gascuel , Imagis, Grenoble
Werner Purgathofer , Vienna University of Technology
Chris Faisstnauer , Vienna University of Technology
Michael Gervautz , Imagination, Vienna
pp. 105
Paper Session 5: Haptics And Locomotion

HapticGEAR: The Development of a Wearable Force Display System for Immersive Projection Displays (Abstract)

Mutsuhiro Nakashige , The University of Tokyo
Hiroaki Yano , The University of Tokyo
Michitaka Hirose , The University of Tokyo
Makoto Saito , The University of Tokyo
Tetsuro Ogi , The University of Tokyo
Naoyuki Kakehi , The University of Tokyo
Koichi Hirota , The University of Tokyo
pp. 123

Gait Master: A Versatile Locomotion Interface for Uneven Virtual Terrain (Abstract)

Hiroaki Yano , University of Tsukuba
Fumitaka Nakaizumi , University of Tsukuba
Hiroo Iwata , University of Tsukuba
pp. 131
Paper Session 6: Interface

The Effect of 3D Widget Representation and Simulated Surface Constraints on Interaction in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

James N. Templeman , Naval Research Laboratory
John L. Sibert , The George Washington University
Robert W. Lindeman , The George Washington University
pp. 141

Interactive Texturing by Polyhedron Decomposition (Abstract)

Volker Leeb , Institute of Applied Sciences in Medicine, ISM-Austria
Arne Radetzky , IUL Softwarehouse G
Ludwig M. Auer , Institute of Applied Sciences in Medicine, ISM-Austria
pp. 165
Paper Session 7: 3D Displays

An Ultra-Light and Compact Design and Implementation of Head-Mounted Projective Displays (Abstract)

Chunyu Gao , University of Central Florida
Frank Biocca , Michigan State University
Hong Hua , University of Central Florida
Jannick P. Rolland , University of Central Florida
pp. 175

Immersive Environment Technologies for Planetary Exploration (Abstract)

John Wright , Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Brian Cooper , Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Frank Hartman , Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
pp. 183

Digital Stereoscopic Video System with Embedded High Resolution Images (Abstract)

Hayato Matsugashita , Kyushu University
Katsuya Matsunaga , ISEE, Kyushu University
Kazunori Shidoji , ISEE, Kyushu University
Kazuaki Goshi , ISEE, Kyushu University
Hiroki Nagata , ISEE, Kyushu University
pp. 191
Paper Session 8: Applications

Exploring Multiple Representations In Elementary School Science Education (Abstract)

Thomas Moher , University of Illinois at Chicago
Jason Leigh , University of Illinois at Chicago
Andrew Johnson , University of Illinois at Chicago
Stellan Ohlsson , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 201

Effects of Viewing and Orientation on Path Following in a Medical Teleoperation Environment (Abstract)

W.J. Cosh , Imperial College of Medicine at St Mary's
C.F. Nielsen , Middlesex University
P.J. Passmore , Middlesex University
A. Darzi , Imperial College of Medicine at St Mary's
pp. 209

Collaborative Distributed Virtual Sculpting (Abstract)

Frederick W.B. Li , City University of Hong Kong
Frederick F.C. Ng , City University of Hong Kong
Rynson W.H. Lau , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 217
Paper Session 9: Human Factors

Effects of Field of View on Balance in an Immersive Environment (Abstract)

Donald E. Parker , University of Washington
Thomas A. Furness , University of Washington
Robert V. Kenyon , University of Illinois at Chicago
Henry Been-Lirn Duh , University of Washington
James J.W. Lin , University of Washington
pp. 235

Auditory Motion Induced by Visual Motion and Its Dependence on Stimulus Size (Abstract)

Takuro Kayahara , Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan
Takao Sato , University of Tokyo
pp. 241

Tolerance of Temporal Delay in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Laurence R. Harris , York University
James E. Zacher , York University
Michael Jenkin , York University
Robert S. Allison , York University
Urszula Jasiobedzka , York University
pp. 247
Paper Session 10: Haptic Simulation

Finite Element Methods for Real-Time Haptic Feedback of Soft-Tissue Models in Virtual Reality Simulators (Abstract)

I. Alexander Twombly , NASA Ames Research Center
Andreas O. Frank , NASA Ames Research Center
Timothy J. Barth , NASA Ames Research Center
Jeffrey D. Smith , NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 257

Realistic Haptic Rendering for Highly Deformable Virtual Objects (Abstract)

C. Laugier , INRIA Rhone-Alpes
C.A. Mendoza , INRIA Rhone-Alpes
pp. 264
Poster Papers

Modified Shutter Glasses for Projection and Picture Acquisition in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Andreas M. Kunz , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Christian P. Spagno , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
pp. 281

Virtual Liquid Manipulation Using General Shape Vessel (Abstract)

Yuji Iwahori , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Kenji Funahashi , Nagoya Institute of Technology
pp. 283

OpenTracker-An Open Software Architecture for Reconfigurable Tracking based on XML (Abstract)

Gerhard Reitmayr , Vienna University of Technology
Dieter Schmalstieg , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 285

Iota: An Approach to Physically-Based Modelling in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Toby Howard , University of Manchester
Mashhuda Glencross , University of Manchester
Steve Pettifer , University of Manchester
pp. 287

Electrocutaneous Display as an Interface to a Virtual Tactile World (Abstract)

Susumu Tachi , The University of Tokyo
Hiroyuki Kajimoto , The University of Tokyo
Naoki Kawakami , The University of Tokyo
Taro Maeda , The University of Tokyo
pp. 289

Exploring Realtime Visualisation of Large Abstract Data Spaces with QSPACE (Abstract)

Jonathan Cook , The University of Manchester
Steve Pettifer , The University of Manchester
Jonathan Trevor , Lancaster University
John Mariani , Lancaster University
pp. 293

Visualization for Genome Function Analysis (Abstract)

Tatsuhiko Kodama , The University of Tokyo
Makoto Kanou , The University of Tokyo
Michitaka Hirose , The University of Tokyo
Kunihiro Nishimura , The University of Tokyo
Takao Hamakubo , The University of Tokyo
Hiroyuki Aburatani , The University of Tokyo
Koichi Hirota , The University of Tokyo
pp. 301
Tutorials
Workshops
Panels

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 325
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