ERIC Number: EJ433332
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Virtual Reality: Advanced Imaging Special Effects Let You Roam in Cyberspace.
Nugent, William R.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v42 n8 p609-17 Sep 1991
Explains virtual reality as a computer-synthesized three-dimensional environment (cyberspace) in which human participants, appropriately interfaced, appear to be enveloped. Cyberspace in science fiction is discussed; contributions of aerospace and military simulation trainers, digital imaging, and motion picture special effects are described; and future possibilities in libraries are suggested. (55 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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