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Virtual Reality Annual International Symposium (1997)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Mar. 1, 1997 to Mar. 5, 1997
ISBN: 0-8186-7843-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Keynote Address
Session - Time Critical Rendering
Session - Interaction

Navigating Through Virtual Flight Environments Using Brain-Body-Actuated Control (Abstract)

James A. Cunningham , Logicon Technical Services, Inc.
Leon B. Dennis , Armstrong Laboratory
Michael W. Haas , Armstrong Laboratory
Lawrence J. Hettinger , Logicon Technical Services, Inc.
Merry M. Roe , Logicon Technical Services, Inc.
W. Todd Nelson , Logicon Technical Services, Inc.
pp. 30

Evaluation of the effects of frame time variation on VR task performance (Abstract)

N. Walker , Graphics, Visualization & Usability Center, Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
V. Spaulding , Graphics, Visualization & Usability Center, Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
W. Ribarsky , Graphics, Visualization & Usability Center, Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
B. Watson , Graphics, Visualization & Usability Center, Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 38
Session - Education and Training
Paper Session - Psychological Factors in VR

An introduction of a direct vestibular display into a virtual environment (Abstract)

M.W. Haas , Logicon Tech. Services Inc., Dayton, OH, USA
G.E. Riccio , Logicon Tech. Services Inc., Dayton, OH, USA
L.J. Hettinger , Logicon Tech. Services Inc., Dayton, OH, USA
J.A. Cunningham , Logicon Tech. Services Inc., Dayton, OH, USA
J.D. Cress , Logicon Tech. Services Inc., Dayton, OH, USA
G.R. McMillan , Logicon Tech. Services Inc., Dayton, OH, USA
pp. 80

The sensitivity of presence to collision response (Abstract)

M. Slater , Imaging Res. Center, Canon Inc., Tokyo, Japan
S. Uno , Imaging Res. Center, Canon Inc., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 95
Session - Visualization and Networked VR

An Extensible Interactive Visualization Framework for the Virtual Windtunnel (Abstract)

Leslie Schlecht , MRJ Inc./NASA Ames Research Center
Sandy Johan , NASA Ames Research Center
Steve Bryson , MRJ Inc./NASA Ames Research Center
pp. 106

Visualizing the structure of virtual objects using head tracked stereoscopic displays (Abstract)

C. Hendrix , Dept. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
W. Barfield , Dept. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
K. Bystrom , Dept. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 114

Distributed Virtual Reality for Everyone -a Framework for Networked VR on the Internet (Abstract)

Wolfgang Broll , GMD -German National Research Centre for Information Technology
pp. 121
Session - Displays and Trackers

Factors influencing operator interaction with virtual objects viewed via head-mounted see-through displays: viewing conditions and rendering latency (Abstract)

F. Breant , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
S.R. Ellis , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
B.D. Adelstein , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
R. Jacoby , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
B. Manges , NASA Ames Res. Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA
pp. 138

An optical tracker for augmented reality and wearable computers (Abstract)

S.W. Richards , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
D. Kim , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
T.P. Caudell , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 146
Session - Invited Speaker
Panel-Virtual Humans
Session - Virtual Humans

Interpolation Synthesis for Articulated Figure Motion (Abstract)

James K. Hahn , The George Washington University
Douglas J. Wiley , The George Washington University
pp. 156
Session - Haptics

Shape Identification Performance and Pin-matrix Density in a 3 Dimensional Tactile Display (Abstract)

Makoto Shimojo , National Institute of Bioscience and Human-Technology
Yukio Fukui , National Institute of Bioscience and Human-Technology
Masami Shinohara , National Institute of Bioscience and Human-Technology
pp. 180

Haptic display of visual images (Abstract)

D.K. Pai , Dept. of Comput. Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
Y. Shi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., British Columbia Univ., Vancouver, BC, Canada
pp. 188

Texture Presentation by Vibratory Tactile Display Image based presentation of a tactile texture (Abstract)

Kazufumi Wakamatsu , Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology
Yasushi Ikei , Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology
Shuichi Fukuda , Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology
pp. 199
Session - Poster Papers

A Haptic Object-Oriented Texture Rendering System (PDF)

Jason P. Fritz , University of Delaware/A.I. duPont Institute
pp. 210

Crossing Streets: A K-12 Virtual Reality Application for Understanding Knowledge Acquisition (PDF)

U. Thakkar , National Center for Supercomputing Applications at University of Illinois
R. E. Cimera , Transition Research Institute at University of Illinois
D. D. Moore , National Center for Supercomputing Applications at University of Illinois
D. S. Millar , Transition Research Institute at University of Illinois
J. S. LeBoy , National Center for Supercomputing Applications at University of Illinois
R. Rusch , Transition Research Institute at University of Illinois
Y. H. Khan , National Center for Supercomputing Applications at University of Illinois
D. L. Shelden , Transition Research Institute at University of Illinois
D. A. Chapman , National Center for Supercomputing Applications at University of Illinois
pp. 211

Color Plates (PDF)

pp. 213

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 224
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