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Dancing with the Virtual Dervish: Virtual Bodies

DIANE GROMALA, YACOV SHARIR
1994 Virtual Reality Software and Technology  
It is not entirely embodied in the virtual, nor entirely virtual in the disembodied.  ...  SHARIR : Dancing with the Virtual Dervish : Virtual Bodies explores concepts and experiences of the body on many levels.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814350938_0028 fatcat:xlwkbb2ybbedvgyba4wcyfmefi

Virtual class support at the virtual machine level

Anders Bach Nielsen, Erik Ernst
2009 Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Virtual Machines and Intermediate Languages - VMIL '09  
design choices conflict with the design choices of the virtual machine.  ...  Main-stream virtual machines such as the Java Virtual Machine and the .NET platform dominate the world today, and many languages are being executed on these virtual machines even though their embodied  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for valuable feedback and suggestions to make this a better paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1711506.1711507 fatcat:c75c2iyrtrgdjaeacpza4okjba

Virtually the Same: Comparing Physical and Virtual Testbeds [article]

Jonathan Crussell, Thomas M Kroeger, Aaron Brown, Cynthia Phillips
2019 arXiv   pre-print
The low-level network behavior can vary widely in packetization depending on the virtual network driver.  ...  As a first step, we perform simple experiments on both physical and virtual testbeds to begin to understand where and how the testbeds differ.  ...  ., for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-NA-0003525.  ... 
arXiv:1902.01937v1 fatcat:ejxhx2pfnnalboq5bx52xolhx4

The 'Virtual Language Lab' Virtually Painless, Simply Real

Lunden MacDonald
2011 IALLT Journal of Language Learning Technologies  
This paper discusses the technology that has inspired and guided the design of a 'virtual language center,' within the context of a major urban college.  ...  The present paper provides a detailed assessment of the implementation of a virtual language learning center at one institution alongside suggestions for implementing a host of similar technologies at  ...  (1997) alludes to the possibility of a "virtual language lab" and stated that "Few schools will be willing or able to implement this or a similar version of the 'virtual' lab in the near future" (p. 195  ... 
doi:10.17161/iallt.v41i1.8484 fatcat:o4mi2zkbsrbjtp63wmfigx4ocu

Virtual academic and the virtual librarian: real interdependency

S. Myburgh
2014 South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science  
order out of the chaos that is the Internet, by locating useful and pertinent information in Cyberspace.  ...  This article is an exploratory study which observes some of the changes presently being experienced by academics, and identities some of the issues which have yet to be resolved.  ...  It means that copyright and the protection of intellectual property become virtually obsolete concepts.  ... 
doi:10.7553/65-1-1499 fatcat:effcvf5vcfa7zpvhpwksxc4lsq

Virtual spaces and virtual layers – governing the ungovernable?

Kim Barker
2016 Information & communications technology law  
See for example: M Luck, 'The Gamer's Dilemma: An Analysis of the arguments for the moral distinction between virtual murder and virtual paedophilia' Ethics and Information Technology 11 (1):31-36 (2009  ...  R Kennedy, 'Virtual Rights?  ... 
doi:10.1080/13600834.2015.1134146 fatcat:n4tpceuvove2xbzpjx7dxc3moe

Virtual playgrounds: managing virtual resources in the grid

K. Keahey, J. Chase, I. Foster
2006 Proceedings 20th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium  
In this paper, we report on the goals and progress of the Virtual Playground Project and put in context the research to date.  ...  We proposed the abstraction of a Virtual Workspace (VW) describing a virtual execution environment that can be made dynamically available to authorized Grid clients by using well-defined protocols.  ...  The Virtual Playgrouds project develops methods to deploy and manage such workspaces and aims to establish a reliable framework for their management in the Grid.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdps.2006.1639587 dblp:conf/ipps/KeaheyCF06 fatcat:e7csw5ej4rd5bninfcafcuimty

Rethinking Virtual Commodification, or The Virtual Kitchen Sink

Lori Landay
2010 Journal of Virtual Worlds Research  
A virtual home, rented or on one's own land, whether similar to an actual world home or some other kind of space, is not just a simulacra of the familar to make the metaphors of place manifest in a virtual  ...  Maybe that could even include the kitchen sink. The video file can only be found on the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research main website: http://jvwresearch.org.  ...  The vibrancy of the virtual economy points to the permeability of the boundaries between the virtual and the material.  ... 
doi:10.4101/jvwr.v2i4.860 fatcat:maodx2zdubhbxlm4aoa4aencf4

The Construction of Autonomous Virtual Hand in Virtual Assembly Environments

Zhang Ting, Cheng Cheng, Ge Wei, Zhang Jing
2017 Journal of clean energy technologies  
The goal of this research is presented to improve the practicability of virtual hand in virtual environments. The autonomous virtual hand is realized as the agent by three steps.  ...  Perceptional ring is constructed for virtual hand, which support the autonomous virtual hand sense the virtual object. The system divides autonomous grasping process into three perception stages.  ...  virtual hand and the part is greater than D; Fig. 6b ) Virtual hand move to a target part and automatically sense the feature on the target part.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijcte.2017.v9.1137 fatcat:bf64jv6agraxjmpcz4omn5r5ym

Getting Things Done, Virtually! - The Role of Virtual Team Leadership in Virtual Team Effectiveness

Jude Ashmi E
2017 Ushus - Journal of Business Management  
This article is a result of an exploratory study of the role of leadership in virtual teams. Virtual teams' leadership is seemingly situational and supervisory, depending on the task.  ...  understanding and virtual team citizenship behaviour as these are required for the effective performance of a virtual team.  ...  Virtual Team Leadership The leaders in virtual teams undertake various behavioural changes based on the type of virtual team (Potter & Balthazard, 2002) .  ... 
doi:10.12725/ujbm.39.2 fatcat:zvi45zo72jfl3ljuao6kq5dxse

The Virtual Machine

Angélique Gozlan
2013 Recherches en psychanalyse  
What interests us is to examine what is at stake, psychically speaking, for those adolescents who are faced with this virtual world.  ...  Taking the case of Amanda Todd, an adolescent who committed suicide following the consequences of showing an intimate part of her body on the net, we look again at the notion of intimacy on the screen.  ...  of the virtual.  ... 
doi:10.3917/rep.016.0196 fatcat:mxv7p654mrennkdkvkozswp22u

The Virtual Cell

J. SCHAFF, L. M. LOEW
1998 Biocomputing '99  
The framework is designed to enable the construction of complex general models that encompass the general class of problems coupling reaction and diffusion.  ...  This paper describes a computational framework for cell biological modeling and simulation that is based on the mapping of experimental biochemical and electrophysiological data onto experimental images  ...  Acknowledgments We are pleased to acknowledge the support of NIH (GM35063) and the Crtitical Technologies Program of the State of Connecticut.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814447300_0023 fatcat:loo2ecmrt5ezrduoibfpr4tjqa

The virtual storyteller

Mariët Theune, Sander Faas, Anton Nijholt, Dirk Heylen
2002 ACM SIGGROUP Bulletin  
Figure 1 shows the architecture of the Virtual Storyteller.  ...  Plots are created by the actions of one or more virtual characters (or 'actors'), guided by a virtual director.  ... 
doi:10.1145/962185.962193 fatcat:3vbmlyciana7ffgzzzdsdvgkqa

The Virtual Nose

A. John Vartanian, Joi Holcomb, Zhuming Ai, Mary Rasmussen, M. Eugene Tardy, J. Regan Thomas
2004 Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery  
As the first virtual reality model of the nose, it establishes a virtual reality platform from which future applications can be launched.  ...  Conclusions: The virtual nose is a 3-D virtual reality model of the nose that is accurate and easy to use. It can be run on a personal computer or in a specialized virtual reality environment.  ...  The virtual nose, with its deformable features, can also serve as the platform for the development of a simplified virtual reality rhinoplasty simulator.  ... 
doi:10.1001/archfaci.6.5.328 pmid:15381580 fatcat:6djrqn5bgvgtlcvaw2ph5tk634

The virtual community

Martin Rich
1994 Journal of Information Technology  
This book could almost be subtitled 'Confessions of a Spod' to adopt the slang by which users of bulletin boards and virtual discussions refer to themselves.  ...  While clearly enthused by the network's possibilities, Rheingold ends by looking at some of the drawbacks, not so much of virtual community but of a society where there are no restrictions on spreading  ...  This book could almost be subtitled 'Confessions of a Spod' to adopt the slang by which users of bulletin boards and virtual discussions refer to themselves.  ... 
doi:10.1057/jit.1994.25 fatcat:wdwcfg2flndgbgaogebf264t7a
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