“Scales” Affecting Design Communication in Collaborative Virtual Environments

  • Jeff W. T. Kan
  • Jerry J. -H. Tsai
  • Xiangyu Wang
Part of the Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 48)


This chapter explores the impacts of large and small scales of designed objects towards the communication in three-dimensional collaborative virtual environments. The motivations are twofold: 1) to better understand design communications in virtual environments; 2) to suggest improvements of present virtual environments so as to better support design communications.


Virtual Environment Design Task Protocol Analysis Design Project Collaborative Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeff W. T. Kan
    • 1
  • Jerry J. -H. Tsai
    • 2
  • Xiangyu Wang
    • 3
  1. 1.Taylor’s University CollegeMalaysia
  2. 2.Yuan Ze UniversityTaiwan
  3. 3.The University of New South WalesAustralia

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