Distributed Extensible Virtual Reality Laboratory (DEVRL)

A Project for Co-operation in Multi-Participant Environments
  • Mel Slater
  • Martin Usoh
  • Steve Benford
  • Dave Snowdon
  • Chris Brown
  • Tom Rodden
  • Gareth Smith
  • Sylvia Wilbur
Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)

Abstract

This paper describes an ongoing project in the UK to establish a framework for distributed virtual reality applications. The paper describes the aims of the project, the three applications (physics teaching, collaborative information browsing, and geometric design), the methodology for evaluation, and the network infrastructure.

Keywords

Collaborative virtual environments distributed virtual environments virtual reality virtual classroom information retrieval geometrical modeling 

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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mel Slater
    • 1
  • Martin Usoh
    • 1
  • Steve Benford
    • 2
  • Dave Snowdon
    • 2
  • Chris Brown
    • 2
  • Tom Rodden
    • 3
  • Gareth Smith
    • 3
  • Sylvia Wilbur
    • 4
  1. 1.University College LondonUK
  2. 2.University of NottinghamUK
  3. 3.Lancaster UniversityUK
  4. 4.Queen Mary and Westfield CollegeLondonUK

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