Virtual Reality, New Edition: Simulating and Enhancing the World with Computers / Edition 2

Virtual Reality, New Edition: Simulating and Enhancing the World with Computers / Edition 2

by Sean M. Grady
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816046867

ISBN-13: 9780816046867

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

In this update of the 1998 iteration, a freelance writer delves into the past, present, and future worlds of virtual reality (a term coined in 1988), and explains VR basics for mimicking reality. Illustrations depict VR mechanisms and display equipment. A glossary decodes such terms as "3DOF" and "Virtual Visual Environment Display." Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc.

Overview

In this update of the 1998 iteration, a freelance writer delves into the past, present, and future worlds of virtual reality (a term coined in 1988), and explains VR basics for mimicking reality. Illustrations depict VR mechanisms and display equipment. A glossary decodes such terms as "3DOF" and "Virtual Visual Environment Display." Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816046867
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Science and Technology in Focus Series
Edition description:
New
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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