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The contribution of virtual reality to the diagnosis of spatial navigation disorders and to the study of the role of navigational aids: A systematic literature review

M. Cogné, M. Taillade, B. N'Kaoua, A. Tarruella, E. Klinger, F. Larrue, H. Sauzéon, P.-A. Joseph, E. Sorita
2017 Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine  
[87] , using a driving simulator, assessed the impact of visual directional cues (yellow arrows), auditory cues (verbal instructions) or the two combined on a navigation task.  ...  For instance, Burigat and Chittaro [76] compared the effect of two navigation aids for location pointing among healthy subjects: 2D and 3D arrows indicating the name, the direction, and the distance  ... 
doi:10.1016/ pmid:27017533 fatcat:dv4dvu4r5zcmlgr4e3gdb2xghe

How navigation systems transform epistemic virtues: Knowledge, issues and solutions

Alexander James Gillett, Richard Heersmink
2019 Cognitive Systems Research  
] the cultivation of cognitive diligence for wayfinding tasks scaffolding intellectual autonomy and carefulness.  ...  In this paper, we analyse how GPS-based navigation systems are transforming some of our intellectual virtues and then suggest two strategies to improve our practices regarding the use of such epistemic  ...  Both Richard and Alex would like to thank participants and attendees of the Epistemic Angst Workshop held at Macquarie Universityespecially Albert Atkin, Duncan Pritchard, and Richard Menary.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cogsys.2019.03.004 fatcat:xr7366q2mrdwhajtliqjfv7f7m

Context Aware Terrain Visualization for Wayfinding and Navigation

Sebastian Möser, Patrick Degener, Roland Wahl, Reinhard Klein
2008 Computer graphics forum (Print)  
To assist wayfinding and navigation, the display of maps and driving directions on mobile devices is nowadays commonplace.  ...  While existing system can naturally exploit GPS information to facilitate orientation, the inherently limited screen space is often perceived as a drawback compared to traditional street maps as it constrains  ...  The first two tasks were to follow two predefined tracks of about 2 kilometer length containing several junctions.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-8659.2008.01332.x fatcat:zfcbz4jqpjfbphfzgghqu3tvr4

Spatial Mental Representation: Implications for Navigation System Design

Holly A. Taylor, Tad T. Brunyé, Scott T. Taylor
2008 Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics  
In this chapter, we review research in spatial cognition and its application to navigation system design for within-vehicle, aviation, and endoscopic navigation systems.  ...  Designers of adaptive navigation display technologies can maximize the effectiveness of those technologies by appealing to the basic spatial cognition processes employed by all users while conforming to  ...  Scott just moved to a new city and wants to drive around to get the "lay of the land" so he has a basis for later wayfinding.  ... 
doi:10.1518/155723408x342835 fatcat:4svj2v3xlfbwnl7ux3q5s3gnxy

Spatial Orientation, Wayfinding, and Representation [chapter]

Rudolph Darken, Barry Peterson
2014 Handbook of Virtual Environments  
For example, if we are constructing a virtual environment driving simulation of metropolitan Los Angeles, we would have no control over the positions and orientations of buildings and streets.  ...  Another interesting issue is the use of a virtual environment as a training aid for general navigation tasks.  ...  Be careful when deciding how to use a virtual environment for environmental familiarization because it is extremely difficult to compare studies in the literature.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b17360-24 fatcat:bmpmt6rh5vddzdnipqjc4b2nwa

Interactivity in map learning: The effect of cognitive load

Matthew James Knight, Michael Tlauka
2016 Spatial Cognition and Computation  
For example Deyzac, Logie and Denis (2006) tested the ability of participants to learn a spatial layout from a route and survey perspective in single and dual task conditions.  ...  For example Wilson et al. (1997) conducted an experiment comparing active and passive spatial learning in a simulated environment and found that activity did not produce an advantage in judgments of  ... 
doi:10.1080/13875868.2016.1211661 fatcat:jpcgibnfdnbd7phyyqt2kzxhrm

Navigating in Virtual Environments: Does a Map or a Map-Based Description Presented Beforehand Help?

Chiara Meneghetti, Francesca Pazzaglia
2021 Brain Sciences  
Participants then learned a path in a VE (presented as if they were driving a car).  ...  This study examined the benefits of presenting configured information (layout with elements arranged in it) using a map or verbal description before a learner navigates in a new environment. Method.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work was carried out as part of the "Use-inspired basic research" project for which the Department of General Psychology at the University of Padova has been recognized as a "dipartimento  ... 
doi:10.3390/brainsci11060773 fatcat:atxsmq4nlzejfllv4ohoiy54y4

Talk2Nav: Long-Range Vision-and-Language Navigation with Dual Attention and Spatial Memory

Arun Balajee Vasudevan, Dengxin Dai, Luc Van Gool
2020 International Journal of Computer Vision  
Our first contribution is the creation of a large-scale dataset with verbal navigation instructions.  ...  Our work takes advantage of the advance in two lines of research: mental formalization of verbal navigational instructions and training neural network agents for automatic way finding.  ...  To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecomm  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11263-020-01374-3 fatcat:dtnss4zihzbizhcbmhrqnnpkee

Talk2Nav: Long-Range Vision-and-Language Navigation with Dual Attention and Spatial Memory [article]

Arun Balajee Vasudevan, Dengxin Dai, Luc Van Gool
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Our first contribution is the creation of a large-scale dataset with verbal navigation instructions.  ...  Our work takes advantage of the advance in two lines of research: mental formalization of verbal navigational instructions and training neural network agents for automatic way finding.  ...  We compare our memory to no memory and to a trajectory of GPS coordinates.  ... 
arXiv:1910.02029v2 fatcat:kvaeiadr3nhrjecu73shqq7jh4

Virtual prints: Augmenting virtual environments with interactive personal marks

Dimitris Grammenos, Alexandros Mourouzis, Constantine Stephanidis
2006 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
This paper introduces the concept of Virtual Prints (ViPs) as an intuitive metaphor for supporting interaction and navigation, as well as a number of additional tasks in virtual environments (VEs).  ...  An account of how users can interact with ViPs is provided and related issues and challenges are discussed along with techniques and methods for addressing them.  ...  Although the test environment was a single-user system, in order to simulate and demonstrate the use of ViPs in multi-user environments a number of computer-driven avatars (simulating 'other' users) were  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2005.08.011 fatcat:lnq347od45gqdbxcv3yitxiqoe

Socio-technical environments supporting people with cognitive disabilities using public transportation

Stefan Carmien, Melissa Dawe, Gerhard Fischer, Andrew Gorman, Anja Kintsch, James F. Sullivan
2005 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
; b) a mobile prompting client and a prompting script configuration tool for caregivers; and c) a monitoring system that collects real-time task status from the mobile client and alerts the support community  ...  To understand the magnitude and scope of this national problem, we highlight deficiencies identified in an international study by the Transportation Research Board of the National Research Council, and  ...  aid in the performance of simple domestic tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1067860.1067865 fatcat:jmtlhwpcenainffogcrc5ho2ka

A critical evaluation of location based services and their potential

Jonathan Raper, Georg Gartner, Hassan Karimi, Chris Rizos
2007 Journal of Location Based Services  
The third question answers the standard navigation query, and requires not only the positions of the two places/points 'A' and 'B', but also a knowledge of the possible routes between them and the points  ...  Geopositioning Location or position determination, or 'geopositioning', is a crucial technology for LBS, as is the contextual mapping of the natural and built environment.  ...  Acknowledgements The Editorial team of JLBS wish to thank the publishing team at Taylor and Francis for their support in establishing the Journal, the members of the Editorial Board who have reviewed this  ... 
doi:10.1080/17489720701584069 fatcat:spmkpyyds5bzfnmu7dgidrcpqq

Spatiotemporal enabled Content-based Image Retrieval

Mariana Belgiu, Martin Sudmanns, Tiede Dirk, Andrea Baraldi, Stefan Lang
2016 International Conference on GIScience Short Paper Proceedings  
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are widely used for monitoring and observation of dynamic phenomena.  ...  In this paper, we propose a probabilistic method for estimation of the coverage of a sensor network based on 3D vector representation of the environment.  ...  This study was supported by JSPS KAKENHI (grants 24241053 and 25249069).  ... 
doi:10.21433/b311729295dw fatcat:fulw4pw3kfh5nmfzcsy3pkisvm

Socio-inspired ICT

A. Ferscha, K. Farrahi, J. van den Hoven, D. Hales, A. Nowak, P. Lukowicz, D. Helbing
2012 The European Physical Journal Special Topics  
Modern ICT (Information and Communication Technology) has developed a vision where the "computer" is no longer associated with the concept of a single device or a network of devices, but rather the entirety  ...  It is observed that services with explicit user input and output are becoming to be replaced by a computing landscape sensing the physical world via a huge variety of sensors, and controlling it via a  ...  Interaction modality (as described at agent level) is necessarily at a single scale. Multiscale modeling is the study of systems which operate at a multiple resolutions.  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjst/e2012-01700-6 fatcat:q6xnvzh6avaivmvali3qk2x5ja

Interoperability, XML Schema [chapter]

2017 Encyclopedia of GIS  
Beyond these positioning issues, the ultimate goal would be not to have indoor wayfinding tools and outdoor wayfinding tools but a single tool that provides wayfinding assistance for both indoor and outdoor  ...  Alternatively, a single expansion of the query by R could be performed and compared with the unexpanded MBRs.  ...  Its shape is defined as the ratio of the length and width of the ellipse. For a given study region, define a finite collection of ellipses E as follows.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17885-1_100625 fatcat:bgxdhdxa4bewzcggrogz56rdpi
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