Place, sense of place and presence.

Turner, Phil and Turner, Susan (2006) Place, sense of place and presence. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 15 (2). pp. 204-217. ISSN 1531 3263

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Recreating real places--as distinct from virtual spaces or environments--using virtual reality technology raises a series of significant challenges. Fortunately there is a large body of existing research into the experience of place which might reasonably contribute to our understanding of the task. This paper reviews key aspects of the place literature, relates them to the concept of presence, and then illustrates their application in the context of virtual reality. We conclude that some modification of existing theories of sense of place is necessary for this context and outline proposals for further work.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1531 3263
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multimedia information systems; Virtual realities; User interfaces; Human factor; Design; Performance;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 006 Special Computer Methods
100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology > 152 Perception, movement, emotions & drives
Library of Congress Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Item ID: 1787
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 23 May 2008 14:14
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2013 14:04

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