Two phenomenological studies of place.

Turner, Phil and Turner, Susan (2003) Two phenomenological studies of place. In: BCS- HCI Conference 2003, 2003 . (Unpublished)

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    We introduce our initial investigations into the phenomenology of place
    as part of the BENOGO project. BENOGO is concerned with giving
    people the experience of ‘being there without going there’. Employing a
    state-of-the-art mixture of photorealistic, real time rendered images,
    three-dimensional soundscapes and augmented reality to create a sense of
    place. The work reported in this paper we describe as ‘benchmarking’,
    that is, establishing how people experience and describe places in the real
    world. We then will be able to compare the BENOGO experience with
    these benchmarks. This approach should be seen to be more naturalistic
    and relevant than the use of post hoc presence questionnaires

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: virtual reality; place; language; phenomenology;
    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: 3326
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 14:04
    Last Modified: 12 Jan 2011 04:53

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