evoExplore: Multiscale Visualization of Evolutionary Histories in Virtual Reality

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10783)

Abstract

evoExplore is a system built for virtual reality (VR) and designed to assist evolutionary design projects. Built with the Unity 3D game engine and designed with future development and expansion in mind, evoExplore allows the user to review and visualize data collected from evolutionary design experiments. Expanding upon existing work, evoExplore provides the tools needed to breed your own evolving populations of designs, save the results from such evolutionary experiments and then visualize the recorded data as an interactive VR experience. evoExplore allows the user to dynamically explore their own evolutionary experiments, as well as those produced by other users. In this document we describe the features of evoExplore, its use of virtual reality and how it supports future development and expansion.

Keywords

Evolutionary design Multiscale Information visualization Game engine Virtual reality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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