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Working through synthetic worlds [electronic resource] / edited by C.A.P. Smith, Jeffrey G. Morrison, and Kenneth W. Kisiel.

Publication:
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (447 p.)
Subjects:
Human-computer interaction -- Technological innovations -- Forecasting.
Virtual reality -- Technological innovations -- Forecasting.
Virtual reality in management -- Forecasting.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Virtual environments (VE) are human-computer interfaces in which the computer creates a sensory-immersing environment that interactively responds to and is controlled by the behaviour of the user. Since these technologies will continue to become more reliable, more resolute and more affordable, it's important to consider the advantages that VEs may offer to support business processes. The term 'synthetic world' refers to a subset of VEs, having a large virtual landscape and a set of rules that govern the interactions among participants. Currently, the primary motivators for participation in th
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Preface; 1 An Essay on the Cognitive Benefits of Stories; Forecasting; Forensic Analysis; Cognitive Amplifiers; Training; Infrastructure; Index
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Smith, C. A. P. (Charles Adams Plater), 1956-
Morrison, Jeffrey G.
Kisiel, Kenneth W.
ISBN:
1-134-78332-9
1-315-54637-X
1-134-78325-6
1-282-34485-4
9786612344855
0-7546-9430-5
OCLC:
646871404
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