Virtual and Adaptive Environments: Applications, Implications, and Human Performance Issues

Virtual and Adaptive Environments: Applications, Implications, and Human Performance Issues

by Lawrence J. Hettinger, Michael W. Haas

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Overview

The use of virtual and adaptive environments promises to revolutionize the ways in which humans live their daily lives. Virtual and adaptive environments are systems composed of humans, computers, and interface devices. The fundamental assumption motivati

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410608888
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 06/01/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 600
File size: 8 MB

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction, L. Hettinger and M. Haas

GENERAL ISSUES IN THE DESIGN AND USE OF VIRTUAL AND ADAPTIVE ENVIRONMENTS
Visual Perception of Egocentric Distance in Real and Virtual Environments, J. Loomis and J. Knapp
A Unified Approach to Presence and Motion Sickness, J. Prothero and D. Parker
Transfer of Training in Virtual Environments: Issues for Human Performance, M. Sebrechts, C. Lathan, D. Clawson, M. Miller, and C. Trepagnier
Beyond the Limits of Real-Time Realism: Moving From Stimulation Correspondence to Information Correspondence, P.J. Stappers, W. Gaver, and K. Overbeeke
On the Nature and Evaluation of Fidelity in Virtual Environments, T. Stoffregen, B. Bardy, L.J. Smart, and R. Pagulayan
Adapting to Telesystems, R. Welch

VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS
A Tongue-Based Tactile Display for Portrayal of Environmental Characteristics, P. Bach-y-Rita, K. Kaczmarek, and M. Tyler
Spatial Audio Displays for Target Acquisition and Speech Communications, R. Bolia and W.T. Nelson,
Learning Action Plans in a Virtual Environment, S. Goss and A. Pearce
Fidelity of Disparity-Based Stereopsis, I. Howard
Configural Scoring of Simulator Sickness, Cybersickness, and Space Adaptation Syndrome: Similarities and Differences, R.S. Kennedy, J.M. Drexler, D.E. Compton, K.M. Stanney, D.S. Lanham, and D.L. Harm
A Cybernetic Analysis of the Tunnel-in-the-Sky Display, M. Mulder, H. Stassen, and J.A. Mulder
Alternative Control Technology for Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles: Human Factors Considerations, W.T. Nelson, T.R. Anderson, and G.R. McMillan
Medical Applications of Virtual Reality, R. Satava and S. Jones
Face-to-Face Communication, N.M. Thalmann, P. Kalra, and M. Escher
Integration of Human Factors Aspects in the Design of Spatial Navigation Displays, E. Theunissen
Implementing Perception-Action Coupling for Laparoscopy, F. Voorhorst, K. Overbeeke, and G. Smets
Psychological and Physiological Issues in the Medical Use of Virtual Reality, T. Yamaguchi

ADAPTIVE ENVIRONMENTS
Supporting the Adaptive Human Expert: A Critical Element in the Design of Meaning Processing Systems, J. Flach and C. Dominguez
A Human Factors Approach to Adaptive Aids, S. Hourlier, J-Y. Grau, and C. Valot
Adaptive Pilot/Vehicle Interfaces for the Tactical Air Environment, S.S. Mulgund, G. Rinkus, and G. Zacharias
The Implementation of Psycho-Electrophysiological Interface Technologies for the Control and Feedback of Interactive Virtual Environments, A. Sagi-Dolev

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