Facets of Virtual Environments

First International Conference, FaVE 2009, Berlin, Germany, July 27-29, 2009, Revised Selected Papers

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ISBN: 978-3-642-11742-8 (Print) 978-3-642-11743-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

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  2. FaVE 2009 – Track 1

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      Pages 1-11

      Development of Virtual Geographic Environments and Geography Research

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      Pages 12-28

      Dual Reality: Merging the Real and Virtual

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      Pages 29-43

      Exploring the Use of Virtual Worlds as a Scientific Research Platform: The Meta-Institute for Computational Astrophysics (MICA)

  3. FaVE 2009 – Track 2

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      Pages 44-59

      Characterizing Mobility and Contact Networks in Virtual Worlds

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      Pages 60-67

      Landmarks and Time-Pressure in Virtual Navigation: Towards Designing Gender-Neutral Virtual Environments

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      Pages 68-78

      The Effects of Virtual Weather on Presence

  4. FaVE 2009 – Track 3

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      Pages 79-90

      Complexity of Virtual Worlds’ Terms of Service

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      Pages 91-105

      The Role of Semantics in Next-Generation Online Virtual World-Based Retail Store

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      Pages 106-120

      StellarSim: A Plug-In Architecture for Scientific Visualizations in Virtual Worlds

  5. FaVE 2009 – Track 4

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      Pages 121-134

      Formalizing and Promoting Collaboration in 3D Virtual Environments – A Blueprint for the Creation of Group Interaction Patterns

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      Pages 135-150

      Conceptual Design Scheme for Virtual Characters

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      Pages 151-164

      Usability Issues of an Augmented Virtuality Environment for Design

  6. FaVE 2009 – Track 5

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      Pages 165-177

      The Managed Hearthstone: Labor and Emotional Work in the Online Community of World of Warcraft

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      Pages 178-186

      Human Rights and Private Ordering in Virtual Worlds

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      Pages 187-202

      Investigating the Concept of Consumers as Producers in Virtual Worlds: Looking through Social, Technical, Economic, and Legal Lenses

  7. Back Matter

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