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Visual-narrative and virtual reality.

Carroll, Fiona, Smyth, Michael and Dryden, Linda (2004) Visual-narrative and virtual reality. In: Visual Literacy and Development: An African Experience - Selected readings of the IVLA Annual Conference. International Visual Literacy Association, Johannesburg, South Africa..

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Abstract/Description

This paper explores the relationship between the image and the narrative in virtual reality (VR) environments. It
addresses three main issues; how we engage in images, how the VR technology can enhance this engagement
and how narratives can maintain this engagement. We present an initial investigation into the development of a
visual-narrative model to increase immersion and engagement in a VR environment and discuss the state of the art VR technology being developed by the Benogo project. Additionally, we propose a three-part study to elicit
a set of design requirements to support the development of this visual-narrative model and report the initial stages of this study.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Paper presented at IVLA Annual Conference 2004
Uncontrolled Keywords: image; narrative; engagement; virtual reality technology; VR environments; communication; storytelling; visual media;
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
000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data > 005.4 Systems programming and programs > 005.43 Systems programs & operating systems > 005.437 User interfaces
800 Literature > 800 Literature, rhetoric & criticism
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Item ID: 3530
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2010 12:01
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2016 09:47
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3530

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