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- DescriptionA manual for both designers and users, comprehensively presenting the current state of experts' knowledge on virtual reality (VR) in computer science, mechanics, optics, acoustics, physiology, psychology, ergonomics, ethics, and related area. Designed as a reference book and design guide to help the reader develop a VR project, it presents the reader with the importance of the user's needs and various aspects of the human computer interface (HCI). It further treats technical aspects of VR, hardware and software implementations, and details on the sensory and psycho-sensory interfaces. Providing various concepts and technologies, including mathematics and modelling techniques, it allows the reader to formalize, conceptualize and construct a virtual reality project from original thought to application. This book is intended for engineers, computer scientists and computer game developers working on various VR applications. It can further serve as an educational tool in Virtual Reality courses for senior graduate and postgraduate students.
- Author BiographyPhilippe Fuchs, Professor in Mines ParisTech, School of Engineering (Paris), is the leader of the Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality team. His field of research is the theoretical approach of VR and its applications in industry. Guillaume Moreau is Associate Professor at Ecole Centrale Nantes School of Engineering and his research topics are GIS, Virtual and Augmented Reality and Computer vision. Pascal Guitton is full Professor at the University of Bordeaux. He is President of the French national association of Virtual Reality (AFRV) and the Director of Research at INRIA.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication27/07/2011
- SubjectComputing: Professional & Programming
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCRC Press
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight929 g
- Width174 mm
- Height246 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Edited byGuillaume Moreau,Pascal Guitton,Philippe Fuchs
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