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Virtual Reality Conference, IEEE (2006)
Alexandria, Virginia
Mar. 25, 2006 to Mar. 29, 2006
ISSN: 1087-8270
ISBN: 1-4244-0224-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

How Mediated Immersion Shapes Learning (PDF)

C. Dede , Harvard University
pp. xiii
Introduction
Keynote

How Mediated Immersion Shapes Learning (PDF)

Chris Dede , Harvard University
pp. xiii
Session 1: Perception

Distance Perception in Immersive Virtual Environments, Revisited (Abstract)

Brian Ries , Department of Computer Science, University of Minnesota
Victoria Interrante , Department of Computer Science, University of Minnesota
Lee Anderson , Department of Architecture, University of Minnesota
pp. 3-10

Camera Motions Improve the Sensation of Walking in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Anatole Lecuyer , SIAMES Project,IRISA/INRIA
Jean-Marie Henaff , IRISA/University of Rennes 1
Jean-Marie Burkhardt , University of Paris 5/INRIA
Stephane Donikian , SIAMES Project, IRISA/CNRS
pp. 11-18

A Perceptual Matching Technique for Depth Judgments in Optical, See-Through Augmented Reality (PDF)

Dennis Brown , Naval Research Laboratory
Harvey S. Smallman , Pacific Science & Engineering Group
Mark A. Livingston , Naval Research Laboratory
J. Edward II Swan , Mississippi State University
Joseph L. Gabbard , Systems Research Center, Virginia Tech
Deborah Hix , Systems Research Center, Virginia Tech
Yohan Baillot , Advanced Engineering and Science ITT Industries
pp. 19-26
Session 2: Simulation and Visualization

Interactive Simulation of Fibrin Fibers in Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Susan T. Lord , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jeffrey L. Schoner , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ming C. Lin , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Russell M. II Taylor , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Michael R. Falvo , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 27-34

Hybrid Cutting of Deformable Solids (Abstract)

Markus Gross , ETH Zurich
Matthias Harders , ETH Zurich
Gabor Szekely , ETH Zurich
Denis Steinemann , ETH Zurich
pp. 35-42

Coupling Ontologies with Graphics Content for Knowledge Driven Visualization (Abstract)

Stavros Christodoulakis , TUC/MUSIC - Technical University Of Crete
Evangelos Kalogerakis , TUC/MUSIC - Technical University Of Crete
Nektarios Moumoutzis , TUC/MUSIC - Technical University Of Crete
pp. 43-50
Session 3: Application of VR

Designing Immersive Virtual Reality for Geometry Education (Abstract)

Dieter Schmalstieg , Graz University of Technology
Hannes Kaufmann , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 51-58

Interpersonal Scenarios: Virtual \approx Real? (Abstract)

Andrew Raij , Science and Engineering,University of Florida
Kyle Johnsen , Science and Engineering,University of Florida
Robert Dickerson , Science and Engineering,University of Florida
Marc Cohen , University of Florida
Thomas Bernard , Medical College of Georgia
Christopher Oxendine , Medical College of Georgia
Benjamin Lok , Science and Engineering,University of Florida
Peggy Wagner , Medical College of Georgia
D. Scott Lind , Medical College of Georgia
pp. 59-66

A Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy Application for Iraq War Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Abstract)

Matt Liewer , University of Southern Californi
Matthieu Dautricourt , University of Southern California
Greg Reger , United States Army, 98th MED DET (CSC), Tallil AB, LSA Adder, Iraq
Jarrell Pair , University of Southern California
Ken Graap , Virtually Better, Inc., 2450 Lawrenceville Hwy., Suite 101, Decatur, GA.
Anton Treskunov , University of Southern California
Brian Allen , University of Southern California
pp. 67-72
Session 4: Distribution and Collaborative Systems

Motion Prediction in Gesture-based Collaborative Design Environments (Abstract)

Rynson W. H. Lau , City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Addison Chan , City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Lewis Li , City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
pp. 73-80

HoloPort - A Device for Simultaneous Video and Data Conferencing Featuring Gaze Awareness (Abstract)

Martin Kuechler , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich
Andreas Kunz , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich
pp. 81-88

Distributed Physical Based Simulations for Large VR Applications (Abstract)

Bruno Raffin , ID-IMAG, CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF, France
Jeremie Allard , ID-IMAG, CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF, France
pp. 89-96
Session 5: Evaluation and User Studies

Demand Characteristics of a Questionnaire Used to Assess Motion Sickness in a Virtual Environment (Abstract)

Sean D. Young , Stanford University and the San Jose State University
Bernard D. Adelstein , NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California
Stephen R. Ellis , NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California
pp. 97-102

A Psychophysical Examination of Swinging Rooms, Cylindrical Virtual Reality Setups, and Characteristic Trajectories (Abstract)

Hans-G?unther Nusseck , Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
Douglas W. Cunningham , Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
Heinrich H. Bulthoff , Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
Christian Wallraven , Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
Harald Teufel , Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany
pp. 111-118
Session 6: Augmented Reality

An Augmented Reality System for Astronomical Observations (Abstract)

Marcus Magnor , TU Braunschweig, Germany
Andrei Lintu , MPI Informatik, Germany
pp. 119-126

3D Object Transfer Between Non-Overlapping Videos (Abstract)

Xiaochun Cao , University of Central Florida
Hassan Foroosh , University of Central Florida
Jiangjian Xiao , Sarnoff Corporation
pp. 127-134
Session 7: Tracking and Projection Displays

Optical Tracking and Automatic Model Estimation of Composite Interaction Devices (Abstract)

Arjen Van Rhijn , CWI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Jurriaan D. Mulder , CWI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
pp. 135-142

PTrack: Introducing a Novel Iterative Geometric Pose Estimation for a Marker-based Single Camera Tracking System (Abstract)

Alexandre Buaes , CETA SENAI-RS PPGEE/UFRGS Porto Alegre, Brazil
Andre Stork , Fraunhofer IGD Darmstadt,Germany
Joaquim Jorge , INESC-ID/IST Technical University of Lisbon,Portugal
Pedro Santos , Fraunhofer IGD Darmstadt,Germany
pp. 143-150

Compensating Indirect Scattering for Immersive and Semi-Immersive Projection Displays (Abstract)

Anselm Grundhofer , Bauhaus-University Weimar
Pedro Kapakos , Bauhaus-University Weimar
Daniel Danch , Bauhaus-University Weimar
Thomas Zeidler , Bauhaus-University Weimar
Oliver Bimber , Bauhaus-University Weimar
pp. 151-158
Session 8: 3D Interaction

Haptic Hybrid Rotations: Overcoming Hardware Angular Limitations of Force-Feedback Devices (Abstract)

Lionel Dominjon , University of Angers
Anatole Lecuyer , SIAMES Project INRIA/IRISA
Jean-Marie Burkhardt , EIFFEL Project, University of Paris 5/INRIA
Simon Richir , University of Angers
pp. 167-174

Design and Evaluation of Navigation Techniques for Multiscale Virtual Environments (PDF)

Regis Kopper , PUCRS, Brazil
Marcio Pinho , PUCRS, Brazil
Doug A. Bowman , Virginia Tech, USA
Tao Ni , Virginia Tech, USA
pp. 175-182

vCocktail: Multiplexed-voice Menu Presentation Method for Wearable Computers (Abstract)

Michitaka Hirose , The University of Tokyo
Yasushi Ikei , Tokyo Metropolitan University
Hitoshi Yamazaki , Pioneer Corporation
Koichi Hirota , The University of Tokyo
pp. 183-190
Session 9: Haptic and Olfactory Displays

A Six Degree-of-Freedom God-Object Method for Haptic Display of Rigid Bodies (Abstract)

Michael Ortega , i3D-INRIA, PSA Peugeot Citroen, France
Sabine Coquillart , i3D-INRIA, PSA Peugeot Citroen, France
Stephane Redon , i3D-INRIA, PSA Peugeot Citroen, France
pp. 191-198

Wearable Olfactory Display: Using Odor in Outdoor Environment (Abstract)

Michitaka Hirose , University of Tokyo
Koichi Hirota , University of Tokyo
Tomoya Yamada , University of Tokyo
Tomohiro Tanikawa , University of Tokyo
Satoshi Yokoyama , IBM Japan, Ltd.
pp. 199-206

SpotScents: A Novel Method of Natural Scent Delivery Using Multiple Scent Projectors (Abstract)

Haruo Noma , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories
Yasuyuki Yanagida , Meijo University
Fumitaka Nakaizumi , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories
Kenichi Hosaka , ATR Media Information Science Laboratories
pp. 207-214
VR Surveys

PC Clusters for Virtual Reality (PDF)

Greg S. Schmidt , U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Bruno Raffin , ID-IMAG, CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF, France
Luciano Soares , ID-IMAG, CNRS/INPG/INRIA/UJF, France
Mark A. Livingston , U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Robert Ball , Virginia Tech
Richard May , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Tao Ni , Virginia Tech
Oliver G. Staadt , University of California, Davis
pp. 215-222

A Survey of Large High-Resolution Display Technologies, Techniques, and Applications (PDF)

Oliver G. Staadt , University of California, Davis
Tao Ni , Virginia Tech
Robert Ball , Virginia Tech
Mark A. Livingston , U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Greg S. Schmidt , U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Richard May , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
pp. 223-236
VR Sketches

Combining Wave Field Synthesis and Multi-Viewer Stereo Displays (Abstract)

Martin Scheffler , Bauhaus University Weimar
Jan Hochstrate , Bauhaus University Weimar
Frank Melchior , Fraunhofer IDMT Ilmenau
Jan P. Springer , Bauhaus University Weimar
Christoph Sladeczek , Bauhaus University Weimar
Bernd Frohlich , Bauhaus University Weimar
pp. 237-240

Image-space Correction of AR Registration Errors Using Graphics Hardware (Abstract)

Stephen DiVerdi , University of California, Santa Barbara
Tobias Hollerer , University of California, Santa Barbara
pp. 241-244

Mixed Reality Tabletop (MRT): A Low-Cost Teleconferencing Framework for Mixed-Reality Applications (Abstract)

Dongyan Xu , Purdue University
Jonathan Deutsch , Purdue University
Daniel Bekins , Purdue University
Win Mar Htay , Purdue University
Scott Yost , Purdue University
Matthew Garrett , Purdue University
Daniel Aliaga , Purdue University
pp. 245-248

Augmented Reality for Urban Skills Training (Abstract)

Joseph T. Coyne , Strategic Analysis, Inc.
Roy Stripling , U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Dennis G. Brown , U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
pp. 249-252

InfrActables: Multi-User Tracking System for Interactive Surfaces (Abstract)

Andreas Kunz , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
Christoph Ganser , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
Adrian Steinemann , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
pp. 253-256

A Simulation-based VR System for Interactive Hairstyling (Abstract)

Nico Galoppo , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ming C. Lin , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kelly Ward , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
pp. 257-260

A Tangible User Interface System for CAVE Applicat (Abstract)

Josip Juric , VRVis Research Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria
H. Lally Singh , Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Ji-Sun Kim , Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Denis Gra?canin , Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Kresimir Matkovic , VRVis Research Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria
pp. 261-264

Connecting the Dots: Simple Text Input in Immersive Environments (Abstract)

Rami Khouri , Lehigh University
Scott Frees , Lehigh University
G. Drew Kessler , Sarnoff Corporation
pp. 265-268

Proactive Desk II: Development of a New Multi-object Haptic Display Using a Linear Induction Motor (Abstract)

Haruo Noma , ATR, Media Information Laboratories
Shunsuke Yoshida , ATR, Media Information Laboratories
Kenichi Hosaka , ATR, Media Information Laboratories
pp. 269-272

Implementation of Electromyogram Interface in CABIN Immersive Multiscreen Display (Abstract)

Hideaki Touyama , Intelligent Modeling Laboratory,University of Tokyo
Michitaka Hirose , Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology,University of Tokyo
Koichi Hirota , Graduate School of Frontier Science,University of Tokyo
pp. 273-278
VR Posters

An Immaterial, Dual-sided Display System with 3D Interaction (Abstract)

Stephen DiVerdi , UC, Santa Barbara
Tobias Hollerer , UC, Santa Barbara
Alex Olwal , Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
Nicola Candussi , UC, Santa Barbara
Ismo Rakkolainen , FogScreen Inc, Finland
pp. 279-280

A Foveal Inset for Large Display Environments (Abstract)

Oliver Kreylos , University of California, Davis
Bernd Hamann , University of California, Davis
Benjamin A. Ahlborn , University of California, Davis
Oliver Staadt , University of California, Davis
pp. 281-282

Route Previews: Enhancing the Route Selection (Abstract)

Mehmed Kantardzic , University of Louisville, KY
Oleksandr Lozitskiy , University of Louisville, KY
Yuriy Lozitskiy , University of Louisville, KY
Pedram Sadeghian , University of Louisville, KY
pp. 285-286

Vertical Vergence Calibration for Augmented Reality Displays (Abstract)

Sean M. White , Columbia University
Adam Lederer , Naval Research Laboratory
Stephen R. Ellis , NASA Ames Research Center
Steven K. Feiner , Columbia University
Mark A. Livingston , Naval Research Laboratory
pp. 287-288

A Uniform Specification of Mixed Reality Interface Components (Abstract)

Pablo Figueroa , Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Irma Lindt , Fraunhofer FIT, St. Augustin, Germany
Raimund Dachselt , Dresden University of Technology, Germany
pp. 289-290

Movie with Scents Generated by Olfactory Display Using Solenoid Valves (Abstract)

Kenjiro Yoshikawa , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Takamichi Nakamoto , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 291-292

Dealing with the Effect of Path Curvature on Consistency of Dead Reckoned Paths in Networked Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Dave Roberts , University of Salford, UK
Seamus McLoone , University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
Declan Delaney , University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
Damien Marshall , University of Salford, UK
Tomas Ward , University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland
pp. 293-294

Automatic Multi-Camera Setup Optimization for Optical Tracking (Abstract)

Torsten Kuhlen , RWTH Aachen University
Philippe A. Cerfontaine , RWTH Aachen University
Marc Schirski , RWTH Aachen University
Daniel Bundgens , RWTH Aachen University
pp. 295-296

Dynamic IBR Techniques for Fixed Cost Stereoscopic Support (Abstract)

Falko Kuester , UCI Calit2 Center of Gravity
Vid Petrovic , UCI Calit2 Center of Gravity
Jason Kimball , UCI Calit2 Center of Gravity
pp. 297-300
VR Panels

How Do We Solve Human Factors for VR and AR Applications? (Abstract)

David W Mizell , Cray, Inc.
Mark A Livingston , Naval Research Laboratory
Stephen R Ellis , NASA Ames Research Center
Mary C Whitton , UNC at Chapel Hill
John W Ruffner , DCS Corporation
pp. 301-302

Challenges to Applying Virtual Reality Technology and Techniques to Visual Analytics (PDF)

Doug A. Bowman , Virginia Tech
Richard May , Pacific Northwest National Lab
Pamela K. Arya , Strategic Knowledge Systems
Greg Schmidt , Naval Research Lab
Alan Sullivan , LightSpace Technologies
pp. 303-306
VR Tutorials

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

J. Edward Swan , Mississippi State University
Stephen R. Ellis , NASA Ames Research C enter
Bernard D. Adelstein , NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 309
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