Interactive Web-Based Virtual Reality With Java 3d

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With the emergence of the Java 3D API, the creation of high quality 3D animated graphics for Java applications and applets becomes a possibility. With numerous aspects of the business, science, medical, and educational fields implementing this technology, the need for familiarity of Java 3D amplifies. Interactive Web-Based Virtual Reality with Java 3D provides both advanced and novice programmers with comprehensive, detailed coverage of all of the important issues in Java 3D. This essential book delivers illustrations of essential keywords, syntax, and methods to provide an easy-to-read learning experience for the reader.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599047898
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 7/31/2008
  • Pages: 492
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. I Virtual Reality and Java 3D 1

Ch. II Java 3D Overview 18

Ch. III Geometry Objects 32

Ch. IV Appearance Objects 75

Ch. V Textures 97

Ch. VI Lighting, Fog, and Background 114

Ch. VII Animation Objects 132

Ch. VIII Interaction 159

Ch. IX Picking 188

Ch. X Navigation, Input Devices, and Collision 217

Ch. XI Multiple Views 238

Ch. XII Audio 264

Ch. XIII A Web-Based 3D Real Time Oscilloscope Experiment 276

App. A Downloading Software 290

App. B Running the Rotating Cube Program 295

App. C View Manager 301

App. D Main Applet for Web-Based 3D Experiment 308

App. E Scene Graph Implementation for Web-Based 3D Experiment 322

App. F Knob Class for Web-Based 3D Experiment 350

App. G Navigation and Collision Detection for Web-Based 3D Experiment 355

App. H Picking for Web-Based 3D Experiment 371

App. I Program Summary and Screen Capture 441

Index 470

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