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Distance estimation in minimal virtual reality environments.

Turner, Phil and Turner, Susan (1997) Distance estimation in minimal virtual reality environments. In: Proceedings of the 4th UK VR-SIG Conference. Brunel University.

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This paper reports on an experimental study into distance estimation in a simple virtual environment. The results have been then compared with an experimental study of spatial cognition in the real world. It is concluded that the minimal virtual environment resembles a restricted Euclidean environment (or Euclidean environments viewed in a restricted or blinkered manner).

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: cognitive maps; distance estimation; virtual environments;
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
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3142
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2010 15:29
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2010 15:29
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3142

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