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A network connection can provide a window to the world of information, where data programs can be exchanged with millions of other users. New styles of virtual and multimedia information are now being developed that will become an integral part of these interactions. "The Internet in 3D" covers this exciting and fast-moving area, discussing techniques and applications of using 3D multimedia on the Internet.

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Overview

A network connection can provide a window to the world of information, where data programs can be exchanged with millions of other users. New styles of virtual and multimedia information are now being developed that will become an integral part of these interactions. "The Internet in 3D" covers this exciting and fast-moving area, discussing techniques and applications of using 3D multimedia on the Internet.

The Internet in 3D: Information, Images, and Interaction reveals exactly what is happening in the exciting, interactive world of networked computers. Subjects such as computer graphics, multimedia, virtual reality and the internet have exploded into massive individual means of study and research, with new products and subjects emerging almost daily. The internet has transformed the way we work, and as interactivity replaces passive modalities, new software tools are required to support such activities. This book explores this exciting interactive world, discussing such important developments as VRML, JAVA, HOTJAVA, DREAMSCAPE, and other virtual and multimedia information.

Covers a wide range of topics associated with the communication of images over computer networks

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780122277368
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 3/15/1997
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.58 (w) x 9.57 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction
1 ... I See and I Remember ... 3
2 Beyond Browsing and Authoring: Future developments on the Web 19
3 3D Creativity for the Web 41
4 Developing an Interactive Illustration: Using Java and the Web to make it worthwhile 55
5 From Video Sequence to Comic Strip: Summarizing video for faster WWW access 65
6 Animating the Web - an SGML-based approach 75
7 Personal Spaces: 3D spatial worlds for information exploration, organization and communication 97
8 Using Java and Open Inventor to Rapid Prototype 3D Worlds 119
9 Using Virtual Worlds Over Public Networks 131
10 Presence in Absence: Asynchronous communication in virtual environments 157
11 Deformable Objects with Real-Time Realistic Behavior for Virtual Scenarios 179
12 Visualization and Virtual Reality on the Internet 203
13 Information Visualization Enables Interaction with Large Datasets on the Web 223
14 World Processing: Data Sharing with VRML 237
15 The Advanced Multimedia Interface - AMI 259
16 Exploiting ATM Technology in the Implementation of Networked Multimedia Applications 271
17 Commercial Publishing on the Internet - the birth of the post-Gutenberg society 285
18 From e-journal to me-journal: a case study of the development of an on-line, personalized, electronic journal support site 295
19 Educational Materials on the Net: Achievements and potential 305
20 CBL for Graphics: the use of Java for tutorials on the Web 325
21 The Reality of Virtual TV Studios 341
22 Efficient Image Synthesis on Distributed Architectures 347
23 Digital Imaging, Multimedia and Museums of the Future 365
24 Accessing the Digital Campus and the Digital Library 377
Index 385
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