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The Modeling of Virtual Environment Distance Education

Chang Xueqin
2012 Physics Procedia  
Thepurposeofthisresearchistoprovideacompletemethodologyforthemodelingofvirtualenvironmenttoexpanditsuseforotherapplications. TABLEI. ALISTOFDATATYPES WMUVC Student  ...      This research presented a virtualenvironment that integrates in a virtual mockup services available in a university campusforstudentsandteacherscommunication  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.phpro.2012.02.347 fatcat:4ou5nydrlzbfnjbzphgdztn7ou

Nanyang Technological University virtual campus [virtual reality project]

A. Sourin
2004 IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  
Virtual environment Can students fly? Can they touch the sky? They certainly can in NTU's virtual campus.  ...  Cybertown (http://www.cybertown.com), created in 1995 by Tony Rockliff and Pascal Baudar with Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) on the Blaxxun Platform, inspired us to put our virtual campus on  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcg.2004.57 pmid:15580829 fatcat:akuksm4awffhtdh77rdcn3ln6i

Development of Networked Virtual Experiment System Based on Virtual Campus

Tian-tai Guo, Lin Guo, Dong-sheng Li
2009 International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science  
Finally, a networked virtual experiment system based on virtual campus is developed using VRML and 3DSMAX.  ...  To make better use of these resources, this paper puts forward the concept of networked virtual experiment systems based on virtual campus by combining the virtual laboratory and virtual campus with the  ...  With the popularity of online education, virtual campuses show its disadvantages: users can only browse and visit the virtual environment of the campus, but cannot do much to make full use of it.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijmecs.2009.01.02 fatcat:r7iv4q6acjg3fmbg7u2ju6egwa

Usefulness of VRML building models in a direction finding context

Pietro Murano, Dino Mackey
2007 Interacting with computers  
This paper describes an experiment which aims to examine the effectiveness and efficiency of a Virtual Reality Modelling Language (VRML) building model compared with equivalent architectural plans, for  ...  Statistically significant results are presented for the benefit of the research community, law enforcement officers and fire fighters where it is clear that in this context, the VRML model led to better  ...  Sunil Vadera for their support in various aspects of this research. Also Dr. Farid Meziane for his advice in preparing the journal version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2007.01.005 fatcat:6suhx3tzjrb3roz4p7lu5hxrue

Cyber-Learning in Cyberworlds

Alexei Sourin, Olga Sourina, Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland
2006 Journal of Cases on Information Technology  
Most visitors to the Virtual Campus are computer graphics students, who come to study concepts of virtual reality and shape modeling.  ...  The Virtual Campus often serves as a guide for the foreign students who consider studying at the university.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jcit.2006100105 fatcat:ustfasqqufhk5br5t4axxk6wdm

Computer Distance Virtual Experiment Teaching Application Based on Virtual Reality Technology

Fengxu Wang
2018 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
This paper takes the computer distance virtual experiment teaching as the research goal, by literature investigation, summarization and case analysis methods, basing on analysis of computer distance teaching  ...  The research results indicate that, this teaching mode has a certain practical significance on improving the computer distance teaching mode and promoting the smooth development of computer distance teaching  ...  System homepage: simulate the real campus teaching scene, set up experimental teaching buildings, learners can use 3D avatars to truly experience the existence of the learning environment. 2.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v13i04.8472 fatcat:crbli26dtnhhndtrnvz63nicnm

Research on Digital Modeling and Optimization of Virtual Reality Scene

Wenjing Xu, Pingping Liu, Zhaopan Lu
2019 International Journal of Advanced Network, Monitoring, and Controls  
virtual campus environment.  ...  Users can access the campus landscape through computer networks and use the terminal computer to expand roaming and corresponding search and query in the virtual campus environment.  ...  CONCLUSION Based on virtual reality technology, this paper introduces the development of OpenGL virtual campus roaming system and further studies the basic algorithm of developing virtual campus roaming  ... 
doi:10.21307/ijanmc-2019-023 fatcat:6gstoumnizbh7n2f2kmfiftwme

From a Small Formula to Cyberworlds [chapter]

Alexei Sourin
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Besides standard VRML, its hybrid function-based extension is used in the design of Virtual Campus.  ...  Virtual Campus of Nanyang Technological University is designed to be such a cyberworld. This is a place for research and education, fun and immersion in campus life.  ...  Virtual Campus is a place for research on crowd simulation and shared cyberspaces. Its content changes frequently.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11424857_106 fatcat:6e2z3zjqrncmfcvqjarbosmdju

Developing a networked VRML learning system for health science education in Taiwan

Chien Chou, Chin-Chung Tsai, Hsiu-Fei Tsai
2001 International Journal of Educational Development  
This study discusses applying virtual reality (VR) and Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) to promote health science education in Taiwan.  ...  It first describes the needs of health science education in Taiwan, and the advantages of using computer technology in health science teaching and learning.  ...  Acknowledgements An early version of this article was presented at the Annual Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) in Boston, USA on March 30, 1999, and was nominated  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0738-0593(00)00003-1 fatcat:wj74hmntpffadnq6bcygwmvtiy

Visual Haptic-Based Biomolecular Docking and Its Applications in E-Learning [chapter]

Olga Sourina, Jaume Torres, Jing Wang
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The computer-aided design systems allow a real-time interactive visualization and manipulation of molecules in virtual environment.  ...  Visual haptic-based biomolecular docking systems could be used for both research and e-learning in research intensive disciplines such as biology, physical chemistry, molecular medicine, biophysics, structural  ...  Acknowledgements This project is supported by MOE NTU grant RG10/06 "Visual and Force Feedback Simulation in Nanoengineering and Application to Docking of Transmembrane α-Helices".  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03270-7_8 fatcat:gohizf45wrfqhldpbwnafojuge

Visual Immersive Haptic Mathematics in Shared Virtual Spaces [chapter]

Alexei Sourin, Olga Sourina, Lei Wei, Paul Gagnon
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We also see ways of incorporating beneficial uses of immersive virtual environments into traditional courses at Universities which might benefit from 3D visualization.  ...  Only mathematical formulas are used by the learners for immediate interactive definition of geometry, appearance and physical property of the shapes being created in the virtual environment.  ...  Acknowledgements This project is supported by the Singapore National Research Foundation Interactive Digital Media (NRF IDM) grant "Visual and Haptic Rendering in Co-Space".  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-00212-0_1 fatcat:rjhrc3agvza33ccndqzv5ela2i

Study on the Network Virtual Ear Experiment Based on 3D Engine

Xiujuan Wang, Dan Wang, Hui Wang, Lingge Meng
2011 Modern Applied Science  
language to construct the 3D modeling of ear, and transferring VRML and JavaScript technological combination to realize the dynamic interaction of the ear structure and eardrum vibration.  ...  At present, the virtual experiment has been one of the most important and hot applications in the virtual reality technology.  ...  The research in this article is the virtual experiment of pure software based on the campus network.  ... 
doi:10.5539/mas.v5n3p221 fatcat:l2onle7nsfdgnmzz2pjjacxami

A 3D Intelligent Campus to Support Distance Learning

Liliane S. Machado, Thaise K. L. Costa, Ronei M. Moraes
2006 2006 7th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training  
To manage the accesses were included levels of complexity in the virtual model that control the interactive details of an object presented to the user.  ...  More than a simple 3D model, the Intelligent Campus is an interactive 3D model of a real campus that allows remote access of learning tools developed and available locally for present learning.  ...  Moraes T V Virtual Campuses intends use both approaches to provide more intuitive communication to user or to allow virtual visits to environments and stimulate the learning by the remote offer of educational  ... 
doi:10.1109/ithet.2006.339701 fatcat:5qozebolezczpbbteyelhyteou

Development of an environmental virtual field laboratory

V. Ramasundaram, S. Grunwald, A. Mangeot, N.B. Comerford, C.M. Bliss
2005 Computers & Education  
Our objectives were to develop an environmental virtual field laboratory to study environmental properties and processes that stimulate the higher-order cognitive skills of students.  ...  Our virtual field laboratory mimicked the students' learning processes that operate during real field trips and/or field observations; and provided students with a simulation environment to study environmental  ...  Acknowledgements All the information concerning the research area was collected by C.M. Bliss and N.B. Comerford. The photographs of the soil profiles were provided by G.W. Hurt.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2004.03.002 fatcat:7bdgi5txvjfnzivm3lj752v32e

Learning by Doing

Paromita Pain, Gina Masullo Chen, Christopher P. Campbell
2016 Journalism and Mass Communication Educator  
The main goal of our system is to show the potential of designing constructivist virtual learning environment to enable an active, friendly learner-centered learning.  ...  This paper puts forward an idea that 3D virtual learning environment (3DVLE ) is an effective way to improve the feasibility of implementing constructivist learning theory in distance education.  ...  And several classmates such as Bin Xu, Weiwei Xu, Pengcheng Zhou and Weixi Hu who help us a lot.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1077695815613711 fatcat:i5a47hxwozhq3k6i7uhioz7n4u
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