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The Resource Developing virtual reality applications : foundations of effective design, by Alan Craig, William R. Sherman, Jeffrey D. Will, (electronic book)

Developing virtual reality applications : foundations of effective design, by Alan Craig, William R. Sherman, Jeffrey D. Will, (electronic book)

Label
Developing virtual reality applications : foundations of effective design
Title
Developing virtual reality applications
Title remainder
foundations of effective design
Statement of responsibility
by Alan Craig, William R. Sherman, Jeffrey D. Will
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Virtual Reality has turned the corner from being a mere laboratory novelty to become a valuable tool with practical applications in many fields. From best-selling VR guru Bill Sherman comes Developing Virtual Reality Applications - a comprehensive compendium that examines over 50 unique and foundational VR applications in Business, Science, Medicine, Education, Spatial Studies, Public Safety, and Entertainment industries. Each chapter contains one or more key applications that are explored in depth, as well as examples of these applications in their most recent form and the most current research being conducted. The book also cross-references techniques between different application areas, synthesizing the data into a coherent whole that describes overall VR trends and fundamental best practices. Such synergy gives you a hands-on guide for developing your own applications, and provides an enhanced, longitudinal view of VR development. By promoting mobility across disciplines, Developing Virtual Reality Applications becomes an indispensable one-stop reference for anyone working in this burgeoning field. Presents a wide variety of detailed application descriptions across ALL areas of industry, providing you with practical ideas for VR development in ANY area of interest! Cross references development techniques between different application areas, supplying you with fundamental best practices across disciplines! Includes an online and media-rich companion site with hours of footage from application demonstrations, which puts you in the middle of the action!
Cataloging source
OPELS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Craig, Alan B
Dewey number
006.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.9.V5
LC item number
.C728 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sherman, William R
  • Will, Jeffrey D
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  • Virtual reality
  • Application software
Label
Developing virtual reality applications : foundations of effective design, by Alan Craig, William R. Sherman, Jeffrey D. Will, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO VIRTUAL REALITY -- CHAPTER 2: BUSINESS AND MANUFACTURING -- CHAPTER 3: SCIENCE APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 4: MEDICAL APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 5: EDUCATION APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 6: LOCATION WALKABOUT APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 7: PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 8: ART APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 9: ENTERTAINMENT APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 10: PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER
Control code
SCIDI460116425
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 382 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780123749437
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Developing virtual reality applications : foundations of effective design, by Alan Craig, William R. Sherman, Jeffrey D. Will, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO VIRTUAL REALITY -- CHAPTER 2: BUSINESS AND MANUFACTURING -- CHAPTER 3: SCIENCE APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 4: MEDICAL APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 5: EDUCATION APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 6: LOCATION WALKABOUT APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 7: PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 8: ART APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 9: ENTERTAINMENT APPLICATIONS -- CHAPTER 10: PULLING IT ALL TOGETHER
Control code
SCIDI460116425
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 382 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780123749437
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote

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