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Interaction Engine Design for Virtual Experiments by Multi-users

  • Yeji Kim
  • Yulong Xi
  • Seoungjae Cho
  • Simon Fong
  • Changhwan Yi
  • Kyhyun Um
  • Kyungeun ChoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 393)

Abstract

For scientific educational purposes, many types of chemical experiments are conducted in academic institutions. However, these experiments in real classroom environments can be quite dangerous and can potentially harm students. To instruct students in conducting experiments safely, virtual chemical experiment applications were developed. However, existing virtual science experiment applications are mostly limited to having only one participant. To solve this limit, this paper describes the design of an interaction engine, enabling interaction among multiple users and implements the virtual science experiment application based on that interaction engine.

Keywords

Virtual experiment Multi-user interaction Hand gesture recognition 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This research was supported by the MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning), Korea, under the ITRC (Information Technology Research Center) support program (IITP-2016-H8501-16-1014) supervised by the IITP (Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion) and by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Science, ICT and future Planning (NRF-2015R1A2A2A01003779).

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yeji Kim
    • 1
  • Yulong Xi
    • 1
  • Seoungjae Cho
    • 1
  • Simon Fong
    • 2
  • Changhwan Yi
    • 1
  • Kyhyun Um
    • 1
  • Kyungeun Cho
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Multimedia EngineeringDongguk University-SeoulJung-gu, SeoulKorea
  2. 2.Department of Computer and Information ScienceUniversity of MacauTaipaChina

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