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Title Virtual reality in geography [electronic resource] / edited by Peter Fisher and David Unwin.

Imprint London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 404 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Computer generated contents: Chapt. 1. Virtual reality in geography: an introduction -- chapt. 2. Geography in VR: context -- chapt. 3. Virtual archaeologies and the hyper-real: or, what does it mean to describe something as virtually-real? -- chapt. 4. Web-based virtual environments -- chapt. 5. Virtual reality and GIS: applications, trends and directions -- chapt. 6. Visual exploration of virtual environments -- chapt. 7. Creating information-rich virtual environments with geo-referenced digital panoramic imagery -- chapt. 8. Introduction -- chapt. 9. Visualizing sustainable agricultural landscapes -- chapt. 10. The application of VR modelling in assessing potential visual impacts of rural development -- chapt. 11. Multi-resolution virtual environments as a visualization front-end to GIS -- chapt. 12. Visualizing the structure and scale dependency of landscapes -- chapt. 13. Providing context in virtual reality: the example of a CAL package for mountain navigation -- chapt. 14. A tour of the tors -- chapt. 15. Introduction -- chapt. 16. Data collection issues in virtual reality for urban geographical representation and modelling -- chapt. 17. Virtual world heritage cities: the ancient thai city of ayutthaya reconstructed -- chapt. 18. Visualizing data components of the urban scene -- chapt. 19. Virtuality and cities: definitions, geographies, designs -- chapt. 20. 'Other' worlds: augmented, comprehensible, non-material spaces -- chapt. 21. Explorations in alphaworld: the geography of 3d virtual worlds on the internet -- chapt. 22. Visualizing data quality through interactive metadata browsing -- chapt. 23. 'There's no there there': virtual reality, space and geographic visualization -- chapt. 24. Virtual reality: an exploratory tool for investigating the cognitive mapping and navigational skills of visually-impaired people -- chapt. 25. Multi-modal virtual reality for presenting geographic information.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Geography -- Computer simulation.
Virtual reality.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Fisher, Peter F., 1955-
Unwin, D. (David John)
Other Form: Print version: Virtual reality in geography. London : Taylor & Francis, 2002 (DLC) 2001027965
ISBN 074840905X
020330585X (electronic bk.)
9780203305850 (electronic bk.)