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How real are virtual realities, how virtual is reality?-Constructive re-interpretation of physical undecidability

K. Svozil
1996 Complexity  
It cannot be constructively re-interpreted.  ...  Then I shall propose a constructive re-interpretation of undecidability in the context of algorithmic physics.  ...  Appendix E: Interface modeling Let us explicitly construct the decription of an asymmetric interface between two universes S 1 and S 2 [40] .  ... 
doi:10.1002/cplx.6130010409 fatcat:zidwuod6ibb5zdfdyy74gnqntu

Virtual Reality [chapter]

Raja Issa
2003 4D CAD and Visualization in Construction  
The applications are: design, specifications, estimating, construction planning, site layout planning, and virtual reality (Alshawi, 1998) .  ...  The price of equipment was so prohibitive that the application of Virtual Reality had to stay in a virtual status.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9780203971123.ch12 fatcat:rbfcyyhgoja6rimloz7hubcdjy

Virtual reality in manufacturing [chapter]

A. K. Bejczy
1997 Re-engineering for Sustainable Industrial Production  
Camarinha-Matos (ed.), Re-engineering for Sustainable Industrial Production  ...  Computer graphics based virtual reality techniques offer powerful and very valuable task visualization aids for planning system set-up and system processes, for previewing system and device actions, and  ...  Figure 5 shows a force-reflecting virtual reality training display for a peg-in-hole task.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35086-8_4 fatcat:o7xhzmrafbf6vevjebtgqng2la

Virtualized reality: constructing virtual worlds from real scenes

T. Kanade, P. Rander, P.J. Narayanan
1997 IEEE Multimedia  
Like Virtualized Reality, virtual reality (VR) also immerses the viewer in a virtual environment. The two differ, however, in how the virtual world models are constructed.  ...  Virtualized Reality, in contrast, automatically constructs the virtual model from images of the real world, preserving the visible detail of the real-world images.  ... 
doi:10.1109/93.580394 fatcat:idcenhhiqjeulbxzarbye4qkny

(Re)Building Çatalhöyük: Changing Virtual Reality in Archaeology

Colleen L. Morgan
2009 Archaeologies: the journal of the World Archaeological Congress  
The virtual model of Ç atalhö yü k in Second Life is discussed as an ongoing, multivocal experiment in building, rebuilding, and representing the past and present realities of the physical site. ______  ...  del yacimiento físico. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ KEY WORDS Second Life, Virtual reality, Ç  ...  (Re)Building Çatalhöyük Virtual Reality The origins of the technology of immersive virtual reality can be traced to Sutherland' s experiments in generating a virtual flight simulator (1968) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11759-009-9113-0 fatcat:issc7s4ibrdb7flckkndfc36nm

Re-entry: online virtual worlds as a healing space for veterans

Jacquelyn Ford Morie, Ian E. McDowall, Margaret Dolinsky
2009 The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2009  
We describe a project designed to use the power of online virtual worlds as a place of camaraderie and healing for returning United States military veterans-a virtual space that can help them deal with  ...  In addition, we address several barrier issues with virtual worlds, including lack of guides or helpers to ensure the participants have a quality experience.  ...  David Traum at ICT who contributed to the virtual human research descriptions, and to Gustav Verhulsdonck, who assisted with the research on benefits of games and online virtual worlds.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.806121 fatcat:nt64l5g2wffhrlfyz5ieaq6pwy

Constructing the hallucinations of psychosis in Virtual Reality

Jasmine Banks, Geoffery Ericksson, Kevin Burrage, Peter Yellowlees, Sean Ivermee, Jennifer Tichon
2004 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
A significant research project using Virtual Reality (VR), in which both visual and auditory hallucinations are simulated, is currently being undertaken at the University of Queensland.  ...  This paper reports on the current work of the project, previous stages of software development and future educational and clinical applications of the Virtual Environments. q  ...  Virtual Reality (VR) provides a potentially effective option for translating a person's psychological experience into a simulated experience others can physically and psychology share.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1084-8045(03)00031-6 fatcat:oo3eqyg6ebc4rja2aks7jmf2nq

Bridge Launching Construction Visualized in a Virtual Environment

Octávio P. Martins, Alcínia Z. Sampaio
2011 International Journal of Virtual Reality  
Virtual Reality techniques were used to develop an interactive application concerning the incremental launching construction of bridges, in the area of Civil Engineering.  ...  The visualization of the distinct physical steps of the construction is shown in the virtual application.  ...  INTRODUCTION The aim of the practical application of the virtual reality (VR) model, is to provide support in Civil Engineering training namely in those areas relating to bridges and construction process  ... 
doi:10.20870/ijvr.2011.10.2.2811 fatcat:v37k5jbrcjctroklrbz67rvh2u

BIM-Enabled Virtual Reality Technology in Construction Industry

Siddharth Jain, Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
2021 Journal of University of Shanghai for Science and Technology  
The purpose of this paper is to design a Virtual Reality model using Building Information Modelling (BIM) and to examine the impact and influence of Virtual Reality Technology in the Indian construction  ...  This study provides necessary information for implementing Virtual Reality technology in the construction industry.  ...  Thus, Virtual Reality can be used as a powerful design and decision-making tool in the construction industry.  ... 
doi:10.51201/jusst/21/08345 fatcat:4nf3vtepkja3jbbalnapr5e23u

Constructing a campus-wide infrastructure for virtual reality

Elisandro Cabada, Eric Kurt, David Ward
2021 College & Undergraduate Libraries  
Virtual and mixed reality technologies have revealed a variety of needs which match traditional library services and values.  ...  One technological area of innovation that has seen a dramatic rise in interest in academia is virtual reality (Castelvecchi 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/10691316.2021.1881680 fatcat:2pcnp2sxmzeorlkhoydjag7qlu

Virtual reality full immersion techniques for enhancing workers performance [chapter]

L. A. A. Casas, V. L. Bridi, F. A. P. Fialho
1997 Re-engineering for Sustainable Industrial Production  
An investigation was performed, pointing out properties and advantages of Virtual ReaIity Immersion and its contribution for knowledge construction.  ...  While these considerations do not form an unified theory, three hypothesis about knowledge construction give support for learning experiments and Virtual Reality applications. • Maturana and Varela (1972  ...  VIRTUAL REALITY Virtual reality is one of the newest computer sciences branches. There are several terms related to the same concept, like "Synthetic Reality" and "Cyberspace".  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35086-8_34 fatcat:r2uu2rcaajbbtoaior6d77skwq

Envisor: Online Environment Map Construction for Mixed Reality

Stephen DiVerdi, Jason Wither, Tobias Hollerer
2008 2008 IEEE Virtual Reality Conference  
In this paper, we present Envisor, a system for online construction of environment maps in new locations.  ...  One of the main goals of anywhere augmentation is the development of automatic algorithms for scene acquisition in augmented reality systems.  ...  To demonstrate an application of the constructed environment maps, we implemented a simple material shader that uses a blurred environment map as a glossy reflectance map for rendering virtual geometry  ... 
doi:10.1109/vr.2008.4480745 dblp:conf/vr/DiVerdiWH08 fatcat:j23367bwuvesfblmc74aotqwea

Knowledge Construction by Immersion in Virtual Reality Environments

Luis Alfaro, Claudia Rivera, Jorge Luna-Urquizo, Sofia Alfaro, Francisco Fialho
2019 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
Keywords-Computer assisted learning environments; immersive technologies; virtual reality; full immersion in virtual reality environments; knowledge construction by immersion in virtual reality (  ...  The objective of this work is to analyze the potential use of Immersive Virtual Reality technologies as a teaching/learning tool to enrich the organization of the learning environments of educational programs  ...  Virtual Reality (VR) The concept of VR refers to a whole simulated reality which is built with computer systems by using digital formats.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2019.0101278 fatcat:fpo6i4oinje4tkxzo7ys7ha3e4

Constructing social systems through computer-mediated communication

B. Becker, G. Mark
1999 Virtual Reality  
By observing interaction in virtual environments, we found the use of a range of social conventions.  ...  world [17, experiences from a mixed-reality environment [3] , identity construction [11] , cultural formations [37] , communication in on-line communities [29] , and observations in text-based MUDs  ...  Hypothesis 1: Conventions shaped by a sense of social presence We re-examine our results of the differences in how on-line conventions are expressed, according to how a social presence hypothesis might  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01434995 fatcat:ombmz5mkgza6pbved6whkghrdy

Application areas of augmented reality and virtual reality in construction project management: A scoping review

Mahmoud Albahbah, Eskişehir Technical University, Serkan Kıvrak, Gökhan Arslan, Yalova University
2021 Journal of Construction Engineering Management & Innovation  
Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are advanced technologies that can provide significant advantages to the construction industry.  ...  Application areas of augmented reality and virtual reality in construction project management ... [102] proposed a BIM-VR based system called BVRS that enables real-time automation of the updates of design  ...  The keywords "augmented reality" and "virtual reality" was used.  ... 
doi:10.31462/jcemi.2021.03151172 fatcat:s7zppvuhunenvgatixfiu4vsuu
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