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A hitchhiker's guide to virtual reality

Author: Karen McMenemy; Stuart Ferguson
Publisher: Wellesley, Mass. : A K Peters, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A two-part guide to the science, technology, mathematics, and practical implementation of virtual reality. Part 1 contains an explanation of what virtual reality (VR) is and what lies inside the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen McMenemy; Stuart Ferguson
ISBN: 9781568813035 1568813031
OCLC Number: 77572847
Description: xv, 588 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Introduction --
The human senses and VR --
Applications and implications of VR --
Building a practical VR system --
Describing and storing the VR world --
A pocket 3D theory reference --
The rendering pipeline --
Computer vision in VR --
Image-based rendering --
Stereopsis --
Navigation and movement in VR --
Practical programs for VR --
Tools, libraries and templates for VR --
Programming 3D graphics in real time --
High-quality 3D with OpenGL 2 --
Using multimedia in VR --
Programming stereopsis --
Programming input and force feedback --
Building on the basics, some projects in VR.
Responsibility: Karen McMenemy, Stuart Ferguson.
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