A visualisation framework for collaborative virtual environment usage information
Brown, Ross A., Joslin, Simon S., & Drennan, Penny (2009) A visualisation framework for collaborative virtual environment usage information. In van Zudilova-Seinstra, Elena, Adriaansen, Tony, & van Liere, Robert (Eds.) Trends in Interactive Visualization. Springer Verlag, London.
Due to the popularity of modern Collaborative Virtual Environments, there has been a related increase in their size and complexity. Developers therefore need visualisations that expose usage patterns from logged data, to understand the structures and dynamics of these complex environments. This chapter presents a new framework for the process of visualising virtual environment usage data. Major components, such as an event model, designer task model and data acquisition infrastructure are described. Interface and implementation factors are also developed, along with example visualisation techniques that make use of the new task and event model. A case study is performed to illustrate a typical scenario for the framework, and its benefits to the environment development team.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Collaborative Visualisation , Design Guidelines , Virtual and Augmented Reality , Multi-modality , Interactive Techniques|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > OTHER INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (089900)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Springer|
|Deposited On:||13 Oct 2009 10:09|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:09|
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