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Virtual Reality in Geography.

Author: Peter F Fisher; David Unwin
Publisher: London : CRC Press, 2001.
Series: ENVIRONMENTnetBASE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Created for researching and teaching using techniques from the field of virtual reality. Of great interest to those working in GIS, Geography and Computer Science.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Fisher; David Unwin
ISBN: 9780203305850 020330585X
OCLC Number: 437079166
Description: 1 online resource (417 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Virtual reality in geography: an introduction; Introduction to VR and technology; Geography in VR: context; Virtual archaeologies and the hyper-real: or, what does it mean to describe something as virtually-real?; Web-based virtual environments; Virtual reality and GIS: applications, trends and directions; Visual exploration of virtual environments; Creating information-rich virtual environments with geo-referenced digital panoramic imagery; Virtual landscapes; Introduction; Visualizing sustainable agricultural landscapes. The application of VR modelling in assessing potential visual impacts of rural developmentMulti-resolution virtual environments as a visualization front-end to GIS; Visualizing the structure and scale dependency of landscapes; Providing context in virtual reality: the example of a CAL package for mountain navigation; A Tour of the Tors; Virtual cities; Introduction; Data collection issues in virtual reality for urban g.
Series Title: ENVIRONMENTnetBASE.

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Created for researching and teaching using techniques from the field of virtual reality. Of great interest to those working in GIS, Geography and Computer Science.

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