Real time graphic simulation of visual effects of egomotion

  • Patrick Peruch
  • Viola Cavallo
  • Christian Deutsch
  • Jean Pailhous
Interfaces In The Field
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 178)


Both spatial displacements and their visual consequences which allow analysis and control of trajectories are now an important research topic. This activity plays a large role in our everyday life and so it largely exceeds the preoccupations of cognitive psychology: for example, it poses some problems for the ergonomist who has to elaborate graphic job-aids for manoeuvring large ships.

We present 3 important aspects of our method:
  1. (a)

    A multi-disciplinary team (mathematics, software engineering, ergonomics, cognitive psychology) works on a collective project.

  2. (b)

    We have constructed a model of the mental (cognitive) processes involved in this task.

  3. (c)

    We have produced dynamic images in real time with a computer and graphic display; we have simulated some aspects of active movement in definite spaces.



Exit Time Graphic Mode Spective Mode Large Ship Radar Screen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Peruch
    • 1
  • Viola Cavallo
    • 1
  • Christian Deutsch
    • 2
  • Jean Pailhous
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Psychologie de l'ApprentissageMarseille
  2. 2.Société OpeformMalakoffFrance

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