Book Volume 8844 2015

Virtual Realities

International Dagstuhl Seminar, Dagstuhl Castle, Germany, June 9-14, 2013, Revised Selected Papers

ISBN: 978-3-319-17042-8 (Print) 978-3-319-17043-5 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VIII

  2. VR Environments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Live Will Never Be the Same!

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      Pages 16-32

      Four Metamorphosis States in a Distributed Virtual (TV) Studio: Human, Cyborg, Avatar, and Bot – Markerless Tracking and Feedback for Realtime Animation Control

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      Pages 33-55

      VELOS - A VR Environment for Ship Applications: Current Status and Planned Extensions

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      Pages 56-76

      Underwater Mixed Environments

  3. Interaction and User Experience

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-90

      A Critical Analysis of Human-Subject Experiments in Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces

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      Pages 91-107

      Mobile Devices for Virtual Reality Interaction. A Survey of Techniques and Metaphors

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      Pages 108-129

      Hand Pose Recognition — Overview and Current Research

  4. Virtual Humans

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 131-131

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      Pages 133-146

      Applications of Avatar Mediated Interaction to Teaching, Training, Job Skills and Wellness

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      Pages 147-168

      VR-Assisted Physical Rehabilitation: Adapting to the Needs of Therapists and Patients

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      Pages 169-186

      Hierarchical Method for Segmentation by Classification of Motion Capture Data

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      Pages 187-212

      Content Creation and Authoring Challenges for Virtual Environments: From User Interfaces to Autonomous Virtual Characters

  5. Tele-Existence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-228

      Technical Report: Exploring Human Surrogate Characteristics

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      Pages 229-259

      Telexistence

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 261-261