The Social Life of Avatars

Presence and Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

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ISBN: 978-1-85233-461-1 (Print) 978-1-4471-0277-9 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-18

    Social Interaction in Virtual Environments: Key Issues, Common Themes, and a Framework for Research

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    Pages 19-39

    Social Conventions in Computermediated Communication: A Comparison of Three Online Shared Virtual Environments

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    Pages 40-62

    Living Digitally: Embodiment in Virtual Worlds

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    Pages 63-76

    Rest in Peace, Bill the Bot: Death and Life in Virtual Worlds

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    Pages 77-89

    30 Days in Active Worlds: Community, Design and Terrorism in a Virtual World

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    Pages 90-111

    Lessons Learned: Building and Deploying Shared Virtual Environments

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    Pages 112-126

    The Long-term Uses of Shared Virtual Environments: An Exploratory Study

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    Pages 127-145

    Social Influence within Immersive Virtual Environments

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    Pages 146-171

    Meeting People Virtually: Experiments in Shared Virtual Environments

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    Pages 172-187

    Collaboration in Multi-modal Virtual Worlds: Comparing Touch, Text, Voice and Video

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    Pages 188-204

    The Digital Divide: Status Differences in Virtual Environments

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    Pages 205-220

    The Social Life of Small Graphical Chat Spaces

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 221-225