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Virtual Reality Conference, IEEE (2004)
Chicago, Illinois
Mar. 27, 2004 to Mar. 31, 2004
ISSN: 1087-8270
ISBN: 0-7803-8415-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Reviewer (PDF)

pp. xi
Session P1: Tracking

A Robust Hybrid Tracking System for Outdoor Augmented Reality (Abstract)

Suya You , University of Southern California
Ulrich Neumann , University of Southern California
Bolan Jiang , University of Southern California
pp. 3

Colorplate: A Robust Hybrid Tracking System for Outdoor Augmented Reality (PDF)

Bolan Jiang , University of Southern California
Ulrich Neumann , University of Southern California
Suya You , University of Southern California
pp. 275

Integrated Head and Hand Tracking for Indoor and Outdoor Augmented Reality (Abstract)

Bruce H. Thomas , University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes
Ben Avery , University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes
Pierre Malbezin , University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes
Wayne Piekarski , University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes
pp. 11

Colorplate: Integrated Head and Hand Tracking for Indoor and Outdoor Augmented Reality (PDF)

Ben Avery , University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes
Bruce H. Thomas , University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes
Wayne Piekarski , University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes
Pierre Malbezin , University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes
pp. 276
Session P2: Multimodal Display

Resolving Object References in Multimodal Dialogues for Immersive Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Thies Pfeiffer , University of Bielefeld, Germany
Marc Erich Latoschik , University of Bielefeld, Germany
pp. 35

Projection-Based Olfactory Display with Nose Tracking (Abstract)

Yasuyuki Yanagida , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories
Shinjiro Kawato , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories
Haruo Noma , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories
Nobuji Tetsutani , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories
Akira Tomono , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories; Tokai University
pp. 43

Food Simulator: A Haptic Interface for Biting (Abstract)

Hiroo Iwata , University of Tsukuba, Japan
Hiroaki Yano , University of Tsukuba, Japan
Tetsuro Moriya , University of Tsukuba, Japan
Takahiro Uemura , University of Tsukuba, Japan
pp. 51
Session P3: 3D Display

TWISTER: An Immersive Autostereoscopic Display (Abstract)

Kenji Tanaka , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Masahiko Inami , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Junya Hayashi , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Susumu Tachi , The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 59

Colorplate: TWISTER: An Immersive Autostereoscopic Display (PDF)

Masahiko Inami , The University of Tokyo
Kenji Tanaka , The University of Tokyo
Susumu Tachi , The University of Tokyo
Junya Hayashi , The University of Tokyo
pp. 278

OmniStereo for Panoramic Virtual Environment Display Systems (Abstract)

Andreas Simon , Fraunhofer Institute, IMK
Randall C. Smith , General Motors R&D
Richard R. Pawlicki , R.R.P. and Associates
pp. 67

Colorplate: OmniStereo for Panoramic Virtual Environment Display Systems (PDF)

Andreas Simon , Fraunhofer Institute, IMK
Randall C. Smith , General Motors R&D
Richard R. Pawlicki , R.R.P. and Associates
pp. 279

A Modular System for Collaborative Desktop VR/AR with a Shared Workspace (Abstract)

Breght R. Boschker , Center for Mathematics and Computer Science CWI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Jurriaan D. Mulder , Center for Mathematics and Computer Science CWI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
pp. 75

Colorplate: A Modular System for Collaborative Desktop VR/AR with a Shared Workspace (PDF)

Breght R. Boschker , Center for Mathematics and Computer Science CWI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Jurriaan D. Mulder , Center for Mathematics and Computer Science CWI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
pp. 280
Session P4: Networked VR

Improving Collision Detection in Distributed Virtual Environments by Adaptive Collision Prediction Tracking (Abstract)

Jan Ohlenburg , Fraunhofer Institute Applied Information Technology FIT, Sankt Augustin, Germany
pp. 83

Real-Time Streaming of Point-Based 3D Video (Abstract)

Edouard Lamboray , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
Stephan W?rmlin , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
Markus Gross , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 91

Colorplate: Real-Time Streaming of Point-Based 3D Video (PDF)

Stephan W?rmlin , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
Markus Gross , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
Edouard Lamboray , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 281

Adaptive Scene Synchronization for Virtual and Mixed Reality Environments (Abstract)

Jannick P. Rolland , University of Central Florida
Felix G. Hamza-Lup , University of Central Florida
pp. 99
Panel 1
Session P5: Rendering and Simulation

VRML Scene Graphs on an Interactive Ray Tracing Engine (Abstract)

Markus Wagner , Saarland University, Germany
Andreas Dietrich , Saarland University, Germany
Philipp Slusallek , Saarland University, Germany
Ingo Wald , Saarland University, Germany
pp. 109

Colorplate: VRML Scene Graphs on an Interactive Ray Tracing Engine (PDF)

Philipp Slusallek , Saarland University, Germany
Andreas Dietrich , Saarland University, Germany
Markus Wagner , Saarland University, Germany
Ingo Wald , Saarland University, Germany
pp. 282

Interactive and Continuous Collision Detection for Avatars in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Ming C. Lin , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stephane Redon , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jim Templeman , Naval Research Laboratory
Dinesh Manocha , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Young J. Kim , Ewha Womans University, Korea
pp. 117

Colorplate: Interactive and Continuous Collision Detection for Avatars in Virtual Environments (PDF)

Dinesh Manocha , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stephane Redon , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Young J. Kim , Ewha Womans University, Korea
Ming C. Lin , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jim Templeman , Naval Research Laboratory
pp. 283

The Mobile Animator: Interactive Character Animation in Collaborative Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Fr?d?ric Vexo , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne Switzerland
Daniel Thalmann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne Switzerland
Mario Guti?rrez , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne Switzerland
pp. 125

Colorplate: The Mobile Animator: Interactive Character Animation in Collaborative Virtual Environments (PDF)

Fr?d?ric Vexo , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne Switzerland
Daniel Thalmann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne Switzerland
Mario Guti?rrez , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne Switzerland
pp. 284
Session P6: 3D Interaction

Effects of Travel Technique on Cognition in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Larry F. Hodges , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Sabarish Babu , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Catherine Zanbaka , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Benjamin Lok , University of Florida
Dan Xiao , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Amy Ulinski , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
pp. 149

Colorplate: Effects of Travel Technique on Cognition in Virtual Environments (PDF)

Benjamin Lok , University of Florida
Sabarish Babu , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Dan Xiao , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Catherine Zanbaka , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Larry F. Hodges , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Amy Ulinski , University of North Carolina at Charlotte
pp. 286
Session P7: Navigation and Display

Virtual Leading Blocks for the Deaf-Blind:A Real-Time Way-Finder by Verbal-Nonverbal Hybrid Interface and High-Density RFID Tag Space (Abstract)

Tomohiro Amemiya , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Jun Yamashita , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Michitaka Hirose , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Koichi Hirota , The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 165

Colorplate: Virtual Leading Blocks for the Deaf-Blind:A Real-Time Way-Finder by Verbal-Nonverbal Hybrid Interface and High-Density RFID Tag Space (PDF)

Tomohiro Amemiya , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Jun Yamashita , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Michitaka Hirose , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Koichi Hirota , The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 287

Navigation with Place Representations and Visible Landmarks (Abstract)

Jeffrey S. Pierce , Georgia Institute of Technology
Randy Pausch , Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 173

Colorplate: Navigation with Place Representations and Visible Landmarks (PDF)

Randy Pausch , Carnegie Mellon University
Jeffrey S. Pierce , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 288

Testbed Evaluation of Navigation and Text Display Techniques in an Information-Rich Virtual Environment (PDF)

Jian Chen , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Pardha S. Pyla , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Doug A. Bowman , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
pp. 181
Panel 2
Session P8: Applications

Automated Creation of Movie Summaries in Interactive Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Yishai A. Feldman , The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya
Doron Friedman , University College of London
Ariel Shamir , The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya
Tsvi Dagan , The Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo
pp. 191

Colorplate: Automated Creation of Movie Summaries in Interactive Virtual Environments (PDF)

Doron Friedman , University College of London
Ariel Shamir , The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya
Tsvi Dagan , The Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo
Yishai A. Feldman , The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya
pp. 290

Pre-surgical Cranial Implant Design using the PARIS™ Prototype (Abstract)

Jason Leigh , University of Illinois at Chicago
Ray Evenhouse , University of Illinois at Chicago
Chris Scharver , University of Illinois at Chicago
Andrew Johnson , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 199

Colorplate: Pre-surgical Cranial Implant Design using the PARIS™ Prototype (PDF)

Jason Leigh , University of Illinois at Chicago
Ray Evenhouse , University of Illinois at Chicago
Andrew Johnson , University of Illinois at Chicago
Chris Scharver , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 291

Affective Property Evaluation of Virtual Product Designs (Abstract)

Gerard J. Kim , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
Sangyoon Lee , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
Sungho Han , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
Zhi-geng Pan , Zhejiang University, China
Jongseo Kim , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
Tian Chen , Zhejiang University, China
pp. 207

Colorplate: Affective Property Evaluation of Virtual Product Designs (PDF)

Sangyoon Lee , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
Tian Chen , Zhejiang University, China
Sungho Han , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
Gerard J. Kim , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
Jongseo Kim , Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
Zhi-geng Pan , Zhejiang University, China
pp. 292
Posters

The Application of Virtual Reality to ( Chemical Engineering ) Education (PDF)

John T. Bell , University of Illinois Chicago
H. Scott Fogler , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
pp. 217

Efficient, Intuitive User Interfaces for Classroom-Based Immersive Virtual Environments (PDF)

John Lucas , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Doug A. Bowman , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Matthew Gracey , Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
pp. 219

Texture Overlay onto Deformable Surface Using HMD (PDF)

Mototsugu Emori , Keio University, Japan
Hideo Saito , Keio University, Japan
pp. 221

Projector-Based Dual-Resolution Stereoscopic Display (PDF)

Jean-Fran?ois Lalonde , National Research Council of Canada
Louis Borgeat , National Research Council of Canada
Guy Godin , National Research Council of Canada
pp. 223

Creating VR Scenes Using Fully Automatic Derivation of Motion Vectors (PDF)

Yoshihisa Shinagawa , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Kensuke Habuka , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 225

A Hybrid Reality Environment and its Application to Earthquake Engineering (PDF)

Rebecca Chadwick , University of California, Irvine
Tara C. Hutchinson , University of California, Irvine
Tung-Ju Hsieh , University of California, Irvine
Falko Kuester , University of California, Irvine
pp. 229

Interactive Retrieval of 3D Virtual Shapes using Physical Objects (PDF)

Yuichi Itoh , Osaka University, Japan
Yoshifumi Kitamura , Osaka University, Japan
Fumio Kishino , Osaka University, Japan
Hiroyasu Ichida , Osaka University, Japan
pp. 231

Co-location and Tactile Feedback for 2D Widget Manipulation (PDF)

Robert van Liere , Center for Mathematics and Computer Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Arjan J. F. Kok , Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands
pp. 233

Acquisition of Spherical Image by Fish-eye Conversion Lens (PDF)

Shigang Li , Iwate University, Japan
Norishige Chiba , Iwate University, Japan
Masao Nakano , Iwate University, Japan
pp. 235

Real World Video Avatar: Transmission and Presentation of Human Figure (PDF)

Tomohiro Tanikawa , SVR Research Center, TAO
Jun Yamashita , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Michitaka Hirose , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Koichi Hirota , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Hiroyuki Maeda , The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 237

A Faster Method for Modeling Virtual Colony (PDF)

Tianlu Mao , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
He Huang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Zhaoqi Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 239

Predictive Text Entry in Immersive Environments (PDF)

Alistair Sutherland , Dublin City University, Ireland
Barry McCaul , Dublin City University, Ireland
pp. 241

KITTY: Keyboard Independent Touch Typing in VR (PDF)

Falko Kuester , University of California, Irvine
Carsten Mehring , University of California, Irvine
Michelle Chen , University of California, Irvine
Kunal Deep Singh , University of California, Irvine
pp. 243

An On-line Evaluation System for Optical See-through Augmented Reality (PDF)

Yakup Genc , Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ
Siavash Zokai , Siemens Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ
Nassir Navab , Tech. Universitaet Muenchen
Enylton Machado Coelho , Georgia Tech., Atlanta
pp. 245

Virtual Environment Design Guidelines for Gene Expression Analysis: The Utility of a Lab Bench Metaphor and a Road Metaphor (PDF)

Michitaka Hirose , the University of Tokyo, Japan
Kunihiro Nishimura , the University of Tokyo, Japan
Hiroyuki Aburatani , the University of Tokyo, Japan
Shuichi Tsutsumi , the University of Tokyo, Japan
Koji Abe , the University of Tokyo, Japan
Koichi Hirota , the University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 247

MVL Toolkit: Software Library for Constructing an Immersive Shared Virtual World (PDF)

Toshio Yamada , Gifu Prefectural Research Institute of Manufacturing Infomation Technology
Tetsuro Ogi , University of Tsukuba; The University of Tokyo
Michitaka Hirose , The University of Tokyo
Takuro Kayahara , The University of Tokyo
pp. 249

A User-Centered Approach on Combining Realism and Interactivity in Virtual Environments (PDF)

Maria Roussou , University College London, UK
Emmanuel Gallo , REVES/INRIA, France
George Drettakis , REVES/INRIA, France
Alex Reche , REVES/INRIA, France; CSTB, France
Nicolas Tsingos , REVES/INRIA, France
pp. 251

PRASAD: An Augmented Reality based Non-invasive Pre-operative Visualization Framework for Lungs (PDF)

Jannick P. Rolland , University of Central Florida; University of Central Florida
Cali Fidopiastis , University of Central Florida
Anand P. Santhanam , University of Central Florida
Bari Hoffman-Ruddy , Department of Health and Public Affairs
pp. 253

Focus Measurement on Programmable Graphics Hardware for All in-Focus Rendering from Light Fields (PDF)

Kaoru Sugita , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Takeshi Naemura , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Harashima , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Keita Takahashi , The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 255

A Case Study of Museum Exhibition -Historical Learning in Copan Ruins of Mayan Civilization- (PDF)

Kazuhiro Yoshida , EXA Corporation
Yankang Wang , Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan
Makoto Ando , Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan
Tomohiro Tanikawa , Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan
Michitaka Hirose , The University of Tokyo
Jun Yamashita , The University of Tokyo
Hideaki Kuzuoka , University of Tsukuba
pp. 257

HIVE: a Highly Scalable Framework for DVE (PDF)

Zonghui Wang , Zhejiang University, China
Xiaohong Jiang , Zhejiang University, China
Jiaoying Shi , Zhejiang University, China
pp. 261
Tutorials

Conducting Human-Subject Experiments with Virtual and Augmented Reality (PDF)

J. Edward Swan II , Naval Research Laboratory
Deborah Hix , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Steve Ellis , NASA Ames Research Center
Joseph Gabbard , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Bernard Adelstein , NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 266
Workshops

VR for Public Consumption (PDF)

Maria Roussou , University College, London
Dave Pape , University at Buffalo
Josephine Anstey , University at Buffalo
pp. 267

Beyond Wand and Glove Based Interaction (PDF)

Bernd Froehlich , Bauhaus-Universit?t Weimar
Doug Bowman , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Yoshifumi Kitamura , Osaka University
pp. 268
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