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Immersive Visualizations Using Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

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Augmented reality; Data visualization; Immersive technologies; Information visualization; Virtual reality


Immersive visualizations refer to a novel way of representing data and information through spatial computing technologies such as augmented and virtual reality. It aims to enhance the user perspective for enhanced insights from data and information to assist in the various processes including but not limited to decision making, enhanced learning, higher precision, and cost savings.


Immersive technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality have a transformational effect on how complex data and information is visualized. This trend has led to several applications across industries to adopt immersive visualizations. The reality-virtuality continuum has served as a reference framework for classifying different immersive technologies. The continuum was a continuous scale ranging between the completely virtual and completely real environment...

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Rao, M., Dawarwadikar, M. (2020). Immersive Visualizations Using Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. In: Lee, N. (eds) Encyclopedia of Computer Graphics and Games. Springer, Cham.

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