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Virtual Reality Annual International Symposium (1996)
Santa Clara, California
Mar. 30, 1996 to Apr. 3, 1996
ISBN: 0-8186-7295-1
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Keynote Address
Invited Talk: Speaker: Joseph M. Rosen - Dartmouth- Hitchcock Medical Center
Augmented Reality/Telepresence

Immersive Video (Abstract)

Saied Moezzi , Visual Computing Laboratory University of California, San Diego
Don Y. Kuramura , Visual Computing Laboratory University of California, San Diego
Ramesh Jain , Visual Computing Laboratory University of California, San Diego
Arun Katkere , Visual Computing Laboratory University of California, San Diego
pp. 17

Affine Object Representations for Calibration-Free Augmented Reality (Abstract)

Kiriakos N. Kutulakos , Computer Science Department University of Rochester
James Vallino , Computer Science Department University of Rochester
pp. 25

Registering perspective contours with 3-D objects without correspondence, using orthogonal polynomials (Abstract)

K.W. Rogovin , Lab. of Virtual Reality, Rockwell Sci. Centre, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Siu-Leong Iu , Lab. of Virtual Reality, Rockwell Sci. Centre, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
pp. 37
Haptics

What You Can See is What You Can Feel -- Development of Visual/Haptic Interface to Virtual Environment (Abstract)

Yasuyoshi Yokokohji , The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Ralph L. Hollis , The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Takeo Kanade , The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
pp. 46

Human interface using the Rutgers Master II force feedback interface (Abstract)

N. Langrana , Lab. de Robotique de Paris, CNRS, Velizy, France
D. Gomez , Lab. de Robotique de Paris, CNRS, Velizy, France
L. Fabiani , Lab. de Robotique de Paris, CNRS, Velizy, France
G. Burdea , Lab. de Robotique de Paris, CNRS, Velizy, France
pp. 54

VIRTUAL PERAMBULATOR: A Novel Interface Device for Locomotion in Virtual Environment (Abstract)

Takashi Fujii , Institute of Engineering Mechanics, University of Tsukuba
Hiroo Iwata , Institute of Engineering Mechanics, University of Tsukuba
pp. 60

Multisensory Data Sensualization based on Human Perception (Abstract)

Michitaka Hirose , Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo
Tetsuro Ogi , Advanced Technologies Department, Mitsubishi Research Institute
pp. 66
Medicine

Distributed virtual environment for intravascular tele-surgery using multimedia telecommunication (Abstract)

M. Negoro , Dept. of Micro Syst. Eng., Nagoya Univ., Japan
H. Matsuura , Dept. of Micro Syst. Eng., Nagoya Univ., Japan
T. Fukuda , Dept. of Micro Syst. Eng., Nagoya Univ., Japan
F. Arai , Dept. of Micro Syst. Eng., Nagoya Univ., Japan
M. Tanimoto , Dept. of Micro Syst. Eng., Nagoya Univ., Japan
K. Shimojima , Dept. of Micro Syst. Eng., Nagoya Univ., Japan
pp. 79

A Virtual Airplane for Fear of Flying Therapy (Abstract)

G. Drew Kessler , Georgia Institute of Technology
Benjamin Watson , Georgia Institute of Technology
Larry F. Hodges , Georgia Institute of Technology
Barbara O. Rothbaum , Emory University School of Medicine
Dan Opdyke , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 86
Modeling and Rendering

Exploiting Frame to Frame Coherence in a Virtual Reality System (Abstract)

Gernot Schaufler , GUP, Johannes Kepler University Linz, AUSTRIA
pp. 95

Gaze-directed Adaptive Rendering for Interacting with Virtual Space (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Yamamoto , Media Technology Laboratory, Canon Inc.
Hideyuki Tamura , Media Technology Laboratory, Canon Inc.
Toshikazu Ohshima , Media Technology Laboratory, Canon Inc.
pp. 103

Generalized Surface and Volume Decimation for Unstructured Tessellated Domains (Abstract)

James H. Oliver , Iowa Center for Emerging Manufacturing Technology
Kevin J. Renze , Technical Services Division, Caterpillar Inc.
pp. 111
Evaluation/Verification

Validation and Verification of Virtual Environment Training Systems (Abstract)

Nicholas J. Pioch , BBN Corporation
David Zeltzer , MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics Sensory Communication Group
pp. 123

Design and Evaluation of an Air-to-Air Combat Debriefing System Using a Head-Mounted Display (Abstract)

William P. Marshak , Sytronics, Inc.
Philip Amburn , Science Applications International Corporation
pp. 131

Virtual Reality System Effects on Size Distance Judgments in a Virtual Environment (Abstract)

Robert G. Eggleston , Human Engineering Division, Armstrong Laboratory
William P. Janson , Logicon Technical Services, Inc.
Kenneth A. Aldrich , Logicon Technical Services, Inc.
pp. 139

Haptic Specification of Environmental Events: Implications for the Design of Adaptive, Virtual Interfaces (Abstract)

Merry M. Roe , Logicon Technical Services, Inc.
Daniel W. Repperger , Armstrong Laboratory
Bart J. Brickman , Logicon Technical Services, Inc.
Lawrence J. Hettinger , Logicon Technical Services, Inc.
Michael W. Haas , Armstrong Laboratory
Liem Lu , Logicon Technical Services, Inc.
pp. 147
Behavior

Decision Networks for Integrating the Behaviors of Virtual Agents and Avatars (Abstract)

Christopher W. Geib , University of Pennsylvania
Sonu Chopra , University of Pennsylvania
Bonnie L. Webber , University of Pennsylvania
Norman I. Badler , University of Pennsylvania
Thomas S. Trias , University of Pennsylvania
Michael B. Moore , University of Pennsylvania
Barry D. Reich , University of Pennsylvania
pp. 156

A dataflow representation for defining behaviours within virtual environments (Abstract)

M. Slater , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Queen Mary & Westfield Coll., London, UK
A. Steed , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Queen Mary & Westfield Coll., London, UK
pp. 163

Adding intelligence to the interface (Abstract)

J. Savage , Lab. of Human Interface Technol., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
M. Billinghurst , Lab. of Human Interface Technol., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 168
Interaction

Closed Form and Geometric Algorithms for Real-Time Control of an Avatar (Abstract)

Sharon Stansfield , Sandia National Laboratories
Ron Hightower , Sandia National Laboratories
Sudhanshu K Semwal , Sandia National Laboratories
pp. 177
Distribution/Networks

A Network Communication Protocol for Distributed Virtual Environment Systems (Abstract)

G. Drew Kessler , Georgia Institute of Technology
Larry F. Hodges , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 214
Visualization

Interactive Information Visualization for Exploratory Intelligence Data Analysis (Abstract)

John Risch , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
James Thomas , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richard May , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Scott Dowson , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
pp. 230

The Virtual Annotation System (Abstract)

Reid Harmon , Georgia Institute of Technology
William Ribarsky , Georgia Institute of Technology
Walter Patterson , Georgia Institute of Technology
Jay Bolter , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 239

ScienceSpace: virtual realities for learning complex and abstract scientific concepts (Abstract)

M.C. Salzman , Graduate Sch. of Educ., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
C. Dede , Graduate Sch. of Educ., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
R. Bowen Loftin , Graduate Sch. of Educ., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
pp. 246

Multi-perspective collaborative design in persistent networked virtual environments (Abstract)

A.E. Johnson , Electron. Visualization Lab., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
J. Leigh , Electron. Visualization Lab., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
T.A. DeFanti , Electron. Visualization Lab., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
C.A. Vasilakis , Electron. Visualization Lab., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 253

Color Plates (PDF)

pp. 263

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 273
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