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Virtual Reality Annual International Symposium (1995)
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Mar. 11, 1995 to Mar. 15, 1995
ISBN: 0-8186-7084-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Distributed Virtual Reality Infrastructure

EM-an environment manager for building networked virtual environments (Abstract)

M. Green , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
C. Shaw , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
Qunjie Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alberta Univ., Edmonton, Alta., Canada
pp. 11

BrickNet: sharing object behaviors on the Net (Abstract)

H. Ng , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
G. Singh , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
A. Wong , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
L. Serra , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
W. Png , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 19
Human Factors

Realizing the full potential of virtual reality: human factors issues that could stand in the way (Abstract)

K. Stanney , Dept. of Ind. Eng. & Manage. Syst., Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
pp. 28

Implications of balance disturbances following exposure to virtual reality systems (Abstract)

R.S. Kennedy , Essex Corp., Alexandria, VA, USA
M.G. Lilienthal , Essex Corp., Alexandria, VA, USA
pp. 35

The use of sketch maps to measure cognitive maps of virtual environments (Abstract)

M. Billinghurst , Human Interface Technol. Lab., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
S. Weghorst , Human Interface Technol. Lab., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 40

Virtual-reality monitoring (Abstract)

H.G. Hoffman , Human Interface Technol. Lab., Houston Univ., TX, USA
S.J. Houston , Human Interface Technol. Lab., Houston Univ., TX, USA
K.C. Hullfish , Human Interface Technol. Lab., Houston Univ., TX, USA
pp. 48
Perception and Presence

Quantification of adaptation to virtual-eye location in see-thru head-mounted displays (Abstract)

T. Barlow , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
F.A. Biocca , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J.P. Rolland , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
A. Kancherla , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
pp. 56

Visual resolution and spatial performance: the trade-off between resolution and interactivity (Abstract)

K.J. Overbeeke , Fac. of Ind. Design Eng., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
G.J.F. Smets , Fac. of Ind. Design Eng., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 67

Presence in virtual environments as a function of visual and auditory cues (Abstract)

W. Barfield , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
C. Hendrix , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 74
Tools: HMDs, Head Tracking, and TeleSurgery

Design and applications of a high-resolution insert head-mounted-display (Abstract)

J.P. Rolland , Lehrstuhl fur Inf. V., Mannheim Univ., Germany
A. Yoshida , Lehrstuhl fur Inf. V., Mannheim Univ., Germany
J.H. Reif , Lehrstuhl fur Inf. V., Mannheim Univ., Germany
pp. 84

Intelligent assistance for intravascular tele-surgery and experiments on virtual simulator (Abstract)

T. Fukuda , Dept. of Mech.-Inf. and Syst., Nagoya Univ., Japan
F. Arai , Dept. of Mech.-Inf. and Syst., Nagoya Univ., Japan
T. Naito , Dept. of Mech.-Inf. and Syst., Nagoya Univ., Japan
M. Negoro , Dept. of Mech.-Inf. and Syst., Nagoya Univ., Japan
M. Ito , Dept. of Mech.-Inf. and Syst., Nagoya Univ., Japan
pp. 101
Techniques: Animation, Vision, and Collision Detection

Model based vision as feedback for virtual reality robotics environments (Abstract)

E. Natonek , Vision Lab., Swiss Federal Inst. of Technol., Lausanne, Switzerland
T. Zimmerman , Vision Lab., Swiss Federal Inst. of Technol., Lausanne, Switzerland
L. Fluckiger , Vision Lab., Swiss Federal Inst. of Technol., Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 110

Human figure synthesis and animation for virtual space teleconferencing (Abstract)

K. Singh , ATR Commun. Syst. Res. Labs., Kyoto, Japan
R. Parent , ATR Commun. Syst. Res. Labs., Kyoto, Japan
J. Ohya , ATR Commun. Syst. Res. Labs., Kyoto, Japan
pp. 118

Production and playback of human figure motion for 3D virtual environments (Abstract)

N.I. Badler , Center for Human Modeling & Simulation, Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
J.P. Granieri , Center for Human Modeling & Simulation, Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
J. Crabtree , Center for Human Modeling & Simulation, Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 127

A simple and efficient method for accurate collision detection among deformable polyhedral objects in arbitrary motion (Abstract)

F. Kishino , ATR Commun. Syst. Res. Labs., Kyoto, Japan
Y. Kitamura , ATR Commun. Syst. Res. Labs., Kyoto, Japan
A. Smith , ATR Commun. Syst. Res. Labs., Kyoto, Japan
H. Takemura , ATR Commun. Syst. Res. Labs., Kyoto, Japan
pp. 136
Distributed Virtual Reality Applications

Interacting in distributed collaborative virtual environments (Abstract)

W. Broll , Inst. of Appl. Inf. Technol., German Nat. Res. Center for Comput. Sci., St. Augustin, Germany
pp. 148

An application of shared virtual reality to situational training (Abstract)

S. Stansfield , Sandia Nat. Labs., Albuquerque, NM, USA
D. Shawver , Sandia Nat. Labs., Albuquerque, NM, USA
D. Rogers , Sandia Nat. Labs., Albuquerque, NM, USA
N. Miner , Sandia Nat. Labs., Albuquerque, NM, USA
pp. 156

A distributed virtual environment for concurrent engineering (Abstract)

P. Dew , Virual Working Enivron. Lab., Leeds Univ., UK
T. Fernando , Virual Working Enivron. Lab., Leeds Univ., UK
J. Maxfield , Virual Working Enivron. Lab., Leeds Univ., UK
pp. 162
Calibration and Registration

Using texture maps to correct for optical distortion in head-mounted displays (Abstract)

L.F. Hodges , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
B.A. Watson , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 172

Ultrasonic calibration of a magnetic tracker in a virtual reality space (Abstract)

D.J. Sandin , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
R.V. Kenyon , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
D. Adamczyk , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
T.A. DeFanti , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
M. Ghazisaedy , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 179

Dynamic registration correction in augmented-reality systems (Abstract)

M. Bajura , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
U. Neumann , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill, NC, USA
pp. 189
Haptic Interfaces

Integration of the Rutgers Master II in a virtual reality simulation (Abstract)

N. Langrana , Human-Machine Inteface Lab., Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
G. Burdea , Human-Machine Inteface Lab., Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
D. Gomez , Human-Machine Inteface Lab., Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
pp. 198

Intermediate representation for stiff virtual objects (Abstract)

Y. Adachi , Tech. Res. Center, Suzuki Motor Corp., Yokohama, Japan
T. Kumano , Tech. Res. Center, Suzuki Motor Corp., Yokohama, Japan
K. Ogino , Tech. Res. Center, Suzuki Motor Corp., Yokohama, Japan
pp. 203

Simulation and presentation of curved surface in virtual reality environment through surface display (Abstract)

K. Hirota , Fac. of Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Hirose , Fac. of Eng., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 211

Pen-based force display for precision manipulation in virtual environments (Abstract)

B. Hannaford , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
P. Buttolo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 217

Author Index (PDF)

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