Subtle Visual Attention Guidance in VR

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11900)


The research field of visual attention guidance in virtual reality (VR) explores possibilities to help viewers finding their way through immersive environments. A specialized area within this field —subtle guidance— arises with the goal to achieve this with least possible distraction, to prevent misrepresentation of actual scene content as well as degradation of immersion and presence in VR. This chapter provides an introduction to the general topic, commonly used terminology, and coarsely introduces some exemplary approaches.


Attention Subtle guidance Perception Virtual reality 



The authors gratefully acknowledge funding by the German Science Foundation (DFG MA2555/15-1 “Immersive Digital Reality” and DFG INST 188/409-1 FUGG “ICG Dome”).


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  1. 1.TU BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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