Defining an Indicator for Navigation Performance Measurement in VE Based on ISO/IEC15939

  • Ahlem Assila
  • Jeremy Plouzeau
  • Frédéric Merienne
  • Aida Erfanian
  • Yaoping Hu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10324)


Navigation is a key factor for immersion and exploration in virtual environment (VE). Nevertheless, measuring navigation performance is not an easy task, especially when analyzing and interpreting heterogeneous results of the measures used. To that end, we propose, in this paper, a new indicator for measuring navigation performance in VE based on ISO/IEC 15939 standard. It allows effective integration of heterogeneous results by retaining its raw values. Also, it provides a new method that offers a comprehensive graphical visualization of the data for interpreting the results. The experimental study had shown the feasibility of this indicator and its contribution to statistical results.


Virtual Environment (VE) Measure Performance Navigation Evaluation 



This research work was supported by the region of Burgundy Franche-Compté.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahlem Assila
    • 1
  • Jeremy Plouzeau
    • 1
  • Frédéric Merienne
    • 1
  • Aida Erfanian
    • 2
  • Yaoping Hu
    • 2
  1. 1.LE2I, Arts et Métiers, CNRS, University of Bourgogne Franche-ComtéChalon-sur-SaôneFrance
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Schulich School of EngineeringUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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