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 (Unpublished)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 13:04
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2011 04:53

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