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Reality as a simulation of reality: robot illusions, fundamental limits, and a physical demonstration [article]

Dylan A. Shell, Jason M. O'Kane
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We consider problems in which robots conspire to present a view of the world that differs from reality.  ...  This difference gives a way of relating the simulating and the simulated systems in a form that is relative.  ...  PHYSICAL DEMONSTRATION IN THE ROBOTARIUM As a proof-of-concept, we implemented the illusion described in Example 5 both in simulation and on a physical robot testbed.  ... 
arXiv:1909.03584v1 fatcat:nnuyidv2pzcadkmrpyzrcscmui

Reality as Simplicity [article]

Giulio Ruffini
2009 arXiv   pre-print
of the illusion of Presence.  ...  As applications, I illustrate first the relevance of compression and simplicity in fundamental neuroscience with an analysis of the Mismatch Negativity paradigm.  ...  physics, and a fundamental physical concept.  ... 
arXiv:0903.1193v3 fatcat:jfvmzlplcvezpm4dudt3qcatvm

Virtual reality in medicine

G. Szekely, R. M Satava
1999 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
Computer modelling and simulation have become increasingly important in many scientific and technological disciplines owing to the wealth of computational power.  ...  of nuclear weapons-and is becoming an indispensable tool in the development of new products and procedures.  ...  The most impressive development has been demonstrated in virtual colonoscopy as a screening tool for colon polyps and cancer and which is currently in the clinical validation phase.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.319.7220.1305 pmid:10559057 pmcid:PMC1129082 fatcat:i7hwisqrtrge7kit7euxx73gpq

Enhancing Our Lives with Immersive Virtual Reality

Mel Slater, Maria V. Sanchez-Vives
2016 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
Throughout and wherever possible we have stressed novel applications and approaches and how the real power of VR is not necessarily to produce a faithful reproduction of "reality" but rather that  ...  This reached the attention of the public, and VR was hailed by many engineers, scientists, celebrities, and business people as the beginning of a new era, when VR would soon change the world for the better  ...  Hence, the amazing capability of VR not just as a reality simulator but as an unreality simulator that can paradoxically give rise to realistic behavior.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2016.00074 fatcat:zvf3bovitnezxagd4iel4sqo3e

Augmented RealityAugmented Reality

Ankur Kumar
2021 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
This paper primarily discusses the current state of AR applications and the various fields in which AR is being used.  ...  It is critical to ensure that the augmented reality system is accepted and successful.  ...  Robotics and Telerobotics In the field of robotics and telerobotics, an augmented display can assist the system's user.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2021.37098 fatcat:gcy4cefambcz5hhjvxw7c7ju5m

The Ethics of Realism in Virtual and Augmented Reality

Mel Slater, Cristina Gonzalez-Liencres, Patrick Haggard, Charlotte Vinkers, Rebecca Gregory-Clarke, Steve Jelley, Zillah Watson, Graham Breen, Raz Schwarz, William Steptoe, Dalila Szostak, Shivashankar Halan (+2 others)
2020 Frontiers in Virtual Reality  
In the case of a physical robot, under which legal jurisdiction does the issue fall-that of the participant, the robot or the robot's manufacturer?  ...  Additionally, some kind of post-experience "cleansing" may be needed. As well as education, a related and fundamental issue is trust.  ...  Conflict of Interest: MS was a consultant for the company Digital Catapult as Immersive Fellow in the carrying out of this work.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frvir.2020.00001 dblp:journals/frvir/SlaterGHVGJWBSS20 fatcat:zxtojeza4ncixcfqg6nog74mme

Virtual and Mixed Reality in Telerobotics: A Survey [chapter]

Costas S.
2006 Industrial Robotics: Programming, Simulation and Applications  
, at some extent, human imagination) as being physically present and existing as a real world.  ...  The environment experienced by the user via a VE simulation is of course imaginary. On the contrary, when referring to a 440 Industrial Robotics -Programming, Simulation and Applications  ...  The challenge is to develop computer simulation environments (simulating an existent or fictitious world) in such a way as to create to the human user an illusion of reality.  ... 
doi:10.5772/4911 fatcat:p5qhgw4lwrdsja7r4nj5e67pay

Hand Tracking for Immersive Virtual Reality: Opportunities and Challenges

Gavin Buckingham
2021 Frontiers in Virtual Reality  
It is hoped that this paper serves as a roadmap for the development of best practices in the field for the development of subsequent generations of hand tracking and virtual reality technologies.  ...  With the widespread adoption of this feature, hardware engineers and software developers are faced with an exciting array of opportunities and a number of challenges, mostly in relation to the human user  ...  Researchers have also used a lowercost mixed reality solution known as "haptic retargeting" where an individual interacts with a single physical peripheral and the apparent position and orientation of  ... 
doi:10.3389/frvir.2021.728461 fatcat:tpp2ihhppzeonkjcfmjh6faotq

The Consciousness of Reality [chapter]

James B. Glattfelder
2019 Zum Performativen des frühen Dialogs  
The well-served and previously glorious materialistic and reductionistic scientific worldview is yielding to a novel scientific conception of subjective consciousness and objective reality-and their unexpected  ...  The nature of consciousness, as has been suggested by ancient Eastern and shamanic traditions, is necessarily universal and primal. The notion of spirituality is creeping back into science.  ...  .) : While in the mindset of thinking that physics is on its way to giving a complete picture of the fundamental nature of reality, panpsychism seems improbable as physics does not attribute experience  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-03633-1_14 fatcat:awpoioaka5bxlnymvvhnfx22ka

Introduction Virtual Reality for Learning Media in Schools in Indonesia

Arik Kurniawati, Fachrizal Farhan Abdullah, Wahyudi Agustiono, Sheila Sisilia Warninda, Ari Kusumaningsih
2020 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
This paper aims to introduce Virtual Reality (VR) as a learning tool for students.  ...  As the first study (Case I), we present a VR simulation as a learning therapy tool using the VAKT method (visual, auditory, kinesthetic, tactile) for children with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC).  ...  This process is modeling of the real environment for play in several virtual reality applications, such as robot navigation, architecture modeling, and airplane simulation.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1569/2/022065 fatcat:athcmygqhzh4hlkruyjaidot2q

Virtual Reality Design: How Head-Mounted Displays Change Design Paradigms of Virtual Reality Worlds

Christian Stein
2016 MediaTropes  
Furthermore, the effects of positional tracking are introduced and the relation between the user's virtual and physical body is analyzed.  ...  These are no longer bound to a remote screen or a relatively static user, but to an HMD as a more immersive device.  ...  An Interdisciplinary Laboratory Cluster of Excellence at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (EXC 1027/1) with the financial support from the German Research Foundation as a part of the Excellence Initiative  ... 
doaj:4a0a030fd61e4f27a4d6e59b210c32a5 fatcat:vfvrfboofbhr7kr35ug3g7rvxy

The ARP Virtual Reality System in Addressing Security Threats and Disaster Scenarios

Yang-wai Chow, Ronald Pose, Matthew Regan
2005 TENCON 2005 - 2005 IEEE Region 10 Conference  
Virtual reality is an extremely important technology that can be used across a variety of different fields and for a number of diverse applications, ranging from simulation training to visualization tools  ...  Virtual reality is an extremely important technology that can be used across a variety of different fields and for a number of diverse applications, ranging from simulation training to visualization tools  ...  These systems are designed to present the user with an illusion of reality, and to create a sense of presence in a virtual environment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tencon.2005.301329 fatcat:kcqfx2mpmzdf3dwk5y3wuequxq

Perceptual issues in augmented reality

David Drascic, Paul Milgram, Mark T. Bolas, Scott S. Fisher, John O. Merritt
1996 Stereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems III  
All Mixed Reality systems are limited in their capability of accurately displaying and controlled all relevant depth cues, and as a result, perceptual biases can interfere with task performance.  ...  Between the extremes of real life and Virtual Reality lies the spectrum of Mixed Reality, in which views of the real world are combined in some proportion with views of a virtual environment.  ...  Acknowledgements Portions of this work were conducted while the authors were working in the ATR Communication Systems Research Laboratory, Kyoto, Japan, under the sponsorship of Dr. Fumio Kishino.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.237425 fatcat:scbdawp5azfsxockeetq66vjha

ConVRgence (VRIC) Virtual Reality International Conference Proceedings

Simon Richir
2020 International Journal of Virtual Reality  
Acknowledgments This part of the work is done within the framework of the NUMERILAB project, supported by FEDER and the NORMANDY REGION.  ...  This research application uses a 3D model data "Miraikomachi" under the following usage guideline.  ...  The will to transform reality appearances by virtual projections, make illusions by intertwining virtual and physical objects, make a completely synthetic reality, shows that a kind of reality is taken  ... 
doi:10.20870/ijvr.2020...3316 fatcat:d4dsvhql3ba5ros3xke2wb3efy

Virtual Reality Simulation for the Operating Room

Anthony G. Gallagher, E Matt Ritter, Howard Champion, Gerald Higgins, Marvin P. Fried, Gerald Moses, C Daniel Smith, Richard M. Satava
2005 Annals of Surgery  
There are many aspects of human behavior that are crucial for safe MIS performance, and none seems to be less  ...  The results clearly and unambiguously demonstrated the power of simulation as a training tool.  ...  A decade ago Satava proposed virtual reality (VR) surgical simulation as a solution for this problem.  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.sla.0000151982.85062.80 pmid:15650649 pmcid:PMC1356924 fatcat:3e6dv5mfana45nr6tr5xnbj7qy
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