Presence Research — Post Collector

  1. xREZ Team Publishes New Insights About VR at ERVR 2018

    xREZ Lab’s team on user experience in virtual reality published their third paper, “From Being There to Feeling Real: The Effect of Real World Expertise on Presence in Virtual Environments” at The Electronic Imaging Symposium’s Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality (ERVR) 2018 conference, held January 28th – February 2nd in Burlingame, California. Building on previous research, the paper introduces three variables, expertise in real-world activities, interaction ability, and the virtual hand ownership...
  2. xREZ Presence Research at ERVR 2016

    xREZ Art + Science Lab students Max J. Parola and Violet Johnson, together with professor Ruth West presented their research on presence in virtual environments at The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2016 conference held in San Francisco Feb. 18, 2016. Their paper, “Turning Presence Inside-Out: MetaNarratives” traces operational definitions of presence from a variety of researchers. Presence in virtual environments has been called a “sense of being in an environment” , an “illusion of nonmediation”...
  3. New Publication – “Embodied Information Behavior, Mixed Reality and Big Data”

    (Images courtesy: Microsoft © 2015, DAQRI LLC © 2015, Atheer Labs © 2015) Professor Ruth West, together with two students and a University of Tasmania collaborator, published in the proceedings of the SPIE, The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2015. West presented the paper to an enthusiastic audience at the conference held in San Francisco Feb. 8-12, 2015, followed by a lively question-and-answer session. The paper “Embodied Information Behavior, Mixed Reality and Big Data” is...

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