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Virtual Reality and Environments

Edited by Cecília Sik Lányi

University of Pannonia, Hungary

Virtual Reality is clearly interdisciplinary research. It has, not only Information Technology importance but social, educational, economical importance too. It combines multiple disciplines for the development of virtual reality systems in which the user has the immersive feeling of being in the real world. Virtual reality has several applications in almost all fields of real life. The most typical fields for the application of virtual reality are health-care, engineering and game industry. This book may be a solid basis for the novice and advanced engineers who would like to develop user friendly Virtual Environments for education, rehabilitation and other applications of Virtual Reality. Our book provides a resource for wide variety of people including academicians, designers, developers, educators, engineers, practitioners, researchers, and graduate students.

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Virtual Reality and EnvironmentsEdited by Cecília Sik Lányi

Published: April 27th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2387

ISBN: 978-953-51-0579-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5643-7

Copyright year: 2012

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22345 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

18 Web of Science Citations

24 Dimensions Citations


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1. Virtual Environments in Physical Therapy

By Felix O. Akinladejo


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2. A Survey of Some Virtual Reality Tools and Resources

By Moses Okechukwu Onyesolu, Ignatius Ezeani and Obikwelu Raphael Okonkwo


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3. Training of Procedural Tasks Through the Use of Virtual Reality and Direct Aids

By Jorge Rodríguez, Teresa Gutiérrez, Emilio J. Sánchez, Sara Casado and Iker Aguinaga


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4. The Users' Avatars Nonverbal Interaction in Collaborative Virtual Environments for Learning

By Adriana Peña Pérez Negrón, Raúl A. Aguilar and Luis A. Casillas


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5. ROTATOR Model: A Framework for Building Collaborative Virtual Workspaces

By Charles J. Lesko Jr, Christine R. Russell and Yolanda A. Hollingsworth


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6. Optical Touch Screen and Its Application as a Next Generation Classroom Response System

By Hong Zhang


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7. Personalization of Virtual Environments Navigation and Tasks for Neurorehabilitation

By Dani Tost, Sergi Grau and Sergio Moya


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8. Vision for Motor Performance in Virtual Environments Across the Lifespan

By Patrick Grabowski and Andrea Mason


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9. Ergonomics Design Criteria of a Virtual Environment

By Zahari Taha, Hartomo Soewardi, Siti Zawiah and Aznijar Ahmad-Yazid


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10. The Virtual Reality of Work - How to Create a Workplace that Enhances Well-Being for a Mobile Employee

By Ursula Hyrkkänen, Suvi Nenonen and Inka Kojo


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