Virtual reality : simulating and enhancing the world with computers / Sean M. Grady.

Author
Grady, Sean M., 1965- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
New ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Facts On File, 2003.
Description
xiv, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-214) and index.
Contents
A quick tour of VR -- Creating practical computers -- Developing better interfaces -- Precursors to VR -- A new view of data -- A new course for indoor flight training -- Mimicking reality -- Reality simulators: supercomputers to PCs -- Graphics: polygons and perspectives -- Displays: looking and listening in VR -- Manipulators: gloves, wands and trackers -- The larger view: caves, walls and desks -- VR as a research tool -- VR as a training tool -- VR as a teaching tool -- VR as a design tool -- VR as a healing tool -- The world of VR business -- Drawbacks to VR -- Virtual philosophy -- VR's future.
ISBN
0816046867
LCCN
2002004380
OCLC
49625119
RCP
N - S

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