Distributed Virtual Worlds: Foundations and Implementation Techniques Using VRML, Java, and CORBA / Edition 1

Distributed Virtual Worlds: Foundations and Implementation Techniques Using VRML, Java, and CORBA / Edition 1

by Stephan Diehl
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3540676244

ISBN-13: 9783540676249

Pub. Date: 02/13/2001

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

The book not only provides and explains source code which can be used as a starting point for own implementations, but it also describes the fundamental problems and how currently known solutions work. It discu sses a variety of different techniques and trade-offs. Many illustrati ons help the reader to understand and memorize the underlying principl es.

Overview

The book not only provides and explains source code which can be used as a starting point for own implementations, but it also describes the fundamental problems and how currently known solutions work. It discu sses a variety of different techniques and trade-offs. Many illustrati ons help the reader to understand and memorize the underlying principl es.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540676249
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
02/13/2001
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction: Motivation; Technical Aspects; User Perspective.- II. Fundamentals: Three-Dimensional Computer Graphics; Virtual Reality Modeling Language VRML; Prools for Distributed Virtual Worlds; VRML Extensions for Distributed Virtual Worlds; Partitioning of Distributed Virtual Worlds; Streaming; Other 3D Technologies for the Internet.- III. Implementation: Implementing Multi-User Worlds with VRML; Java Network Programming: A Simple, Distributed, Virtual World; Implementing Multi-User Worlds with CORBA.- References.

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