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Louis Fletcher, Jr. Elon University Research Experiences for Undergraduates Summer 2006 UNC Charlotte
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Project Motivation  Build useful VR applications  Understand how people perform in immersive environment as compared to real world standard screen displayed or small screen environment
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Navigate through a maze  Maze, what maze?
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Question Posed  How is an immersive environment different from navigating a maze on a regular computer screen? Or
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What is an HMD?  HMD, what does that mean?  Different Movement  Trackers
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Maze Screenshot 1
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Maze Screenshot 2
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Maze Screenshot 3
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Maze Completion  Maze evaluated on 3 criteria: - Did users complete the maze? - Were they able to complete the maze within the time constraint? - Could they correctly identify the maze from a maze line up.
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What did we measure?  Could they find their way out of the maze?  Could they complete the maze on time?  Did they explore the maze differently?  Details on findings  Logging all tracking data
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Things I learned  Working with 3D Game Studio environment  Experience with a modified C scripting language within 3D Game Studio  Working in Haptek environment  Working with other programmers code
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Lessons Learned So Far  Making a tutorial environment for subjects makes everything easier.  Spend as much time on perfecting mazes as possible.  Adjust the depth of maze project explanation based on your audience.  Explain maze completion
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Future Work  Evaluate all the data from pilot test  Test subjects on different maze environments.  Continuing redefining the maze
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The end  Thank you for viewing this presentation and I am open to any and all feedback.
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Bibliography Note: None of images used in this presentation are mine nor do I claim any responsibility for them. http://www.arundelhigh.org/media/maze.jpg http://masklinnscans.free.fr/4chan/you_fail.jpg http://daverattigan.typepad.com/the_grace_pages/images/doh.gif http://www.jdrf.org/images/Chapters_and_Affiliates/minnesota_chap ter/thank%20you%20kids.jpg  http://www.geocities.com/questioningpage/leftpic.JPG  http://www.geocities.com/mikesmazes/graphics/model_hedge.jpg  http://www.inmagine.com/01021/01021006-photo      http://www.stereoscopy.com/faq/vr-hmd.jpg  http://colos1.fri.uni-lj.si/~sis/GRAFIKA/VITRUALREALITY/hmd.jpg  www.pedagonet.com/img/light.gif
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