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Evaluating distributed cognitive resources for wayfinding in a desktop virtual environment.

Smith, Shamus. P. and Hart, J. (2006) 'Evaluating distributed cognitive resources for wayfinding in a desktop virtual environment.', 1st IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces : 3DUI 2006 Alexandria, Va, 25-26 Mar 2006.


As 3D interfaces, and in particular virtual environments, become increasingly realistic there is a need to investigate the location and configuration of information resources, as distributed in the humancomputer system, to support any required activities. It is important for the designer of 3D interfaces to be aware of information resource availability and distribution when considering issues such as cognitive load on the user. This paper explores how a model of distributed resources can support the design of alternative aids to virtual environment wayfinding with varying levels of cognitive load. The wayfinding aids have been implemented and evaluated in a desktop virtual environment.

Item Type:Conference item (Paper)
Keywords:Navigation, Distributed cognition, Resource allocation, Virtual environment, Cognitive load, Cooperative evaluation.
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