Virtual Reality Systems / Edition 1

Virtual Reality Systems / Edition 1

by John Vince
     
 

Virtual Reality Systems is an accessible introduction to the underlying technologies: real-time computer graphics, color displays and simulation software used to create today's virtual environment systems. It provides a balanced coverage of both hardware and software issues. Optional explanations of the underlying mathematical algorithms andSee more details below

Overview

Virtual Reality Systems is an accessible introduction to the underlying technologies: real-time computer graphics, color displays and simulation software used to create today's virtual environment systems. It provides a balanced coverage of both hardware and software issues. Optional explanations of the underlying mathematical algorithms and techniques are included.



Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201876871
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
06/28/1995
Series:
ACM Press Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 9.51(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1Virtual Reality and Virtual Environments1
2The Historical Development of VR17
33D Computer Graphics24
4Geometric Modelling97
5Geometrical Transformations123
6A Generic VR System166
7Animating the Virtual Environment189
8Physical Simulation224
9Human Factors258
10Virtual Reality Hardware282
11Virtual Reality Software296
12Virtual Reality Applications318
13The Future348
Glossary355
References375
Index379

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