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A hitchhiker's guide to virtual reality, Karen McMenemy, Stuart Ferguson

Label
A hitchhiker's guide to virtual reality
Title
A hitchhiker's guide to virtual reality
Statement of responsibility
Karen McMenemy, Stuart Ferguson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Hitchhiker's Guide to Virtual Reality brings together under one cover all the aspects of graphics, video, audio, and haptics that have to work together to make virtual reality a reality. Like any good guide, it reveals the practical things you need to know, from the viewpoint of authors who have been there. This two-part guide covers the science, technology, and mathematics of virtual reality and then details its practical implementation. The first part looks at how the interface between human senses and technology works to create virtual reality, with a focus on vision, the most important s
Member of
Cataloging source
VLB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McMenemy, Karen
Dewey number
006.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.9.H85
LC item number
M425 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ferguson, Stuart
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Virtual reality
  • COMPUTERS
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Virtual reality
Label
A hitchhiker's guide to virtual reality, Karen McMenemy, Stuart Ferguson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
850910508
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 588 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781568814773
Lccn
2006102280
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1201/b10677
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
tandf_234140
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)850910508
Label
A hitchhiker's guide to virtual reality, Karen McMenemy, Stuart Ferguson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
850910508
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 588 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781568814773
Lccn
2006102280
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1201/b10677
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
tandf_234140
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)850910508

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