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The Universe Is Virtual

Author : Alexander Marchand
ISBN : 0982923082
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Answers the big questions of science, philosophy and spirituality: what does the double slit experiement really mearn? Why is the speed of light a constant? From where did the universe originate? What is consciousness? What is reality? What are we? Why are we here? What is the meaning of life?
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 13

Author : James D. Westwood
ISBN : 9781586034986
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Magical describes conditions that are outside our understanding of cause and effect. Even in modern societies, magic-based explanations are powerful because, given the complexity of the universe, there are so many opportunities to use them. The history of medicine is defined by progress in understanding the human body - from magical explanations to measurable results. To continue medical progress, physicians and scientists must openly question traditional models. For thirteen years, MMVR has been an incubator for technologies that create new medical understanding via the simulation, visualization, and extension of reality. Researchers create imaginary patients because they offer a more reliable and controllable experience to the novice surgeon. With imaging tools, reality is purposefully distorted to reveal to the clinician what the eye alone cannot see. Robotics and intelligence networks allow the healer's sight, hearing, touch, and judgment to be extended across distance, as if by magic. The moments when scientific truth is suddenly revealed after lengthy observation, experimentation, and measurement is the real magic. These moments are not miraculous, however. book.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Virtual Universe

Author : Matthew Raspanti
ISBN : 9781587211423
Genre : Philosophy
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In the short life span of the average adult, we have watched the first satellite being launched into outer-space, saw man walking on the moon, space travel becoming common place and computers taking a prominent place in our life. But our grand parents struggled with their day to day existence and strove toward happiness amid what we would consider today as the very basics of life's fiber. Within Memories, the reader is offered the opportunity to sit back, relax and take a trip into the past. To some, this will be a nostalgic journey, while others will gain a new experience. Whatever the case, only enjoyment awaits the reader within its pages.
Category: Philosophy

Infinite Reality

Author : Jim Blascovich
ISBN : 9780062041692
Genre : Science
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“Enough with speculation about our digital future. Infinite Reality is the straight dope on what is and isn’t happening to us right now, from two of the only scientists working on the boundaries between real life and its virtual extensions.” —Douglas Rushkoff, author of Program or Be Programmed How achievable are the virtual experiences seen in The Matrix, Tron, and James Cameron’s Avatar? Do our brains know where “reality” ends and “virtual” begins? In Infinite Reality, Jim Blascovich and Jeremy Bailenson, two pioneering experts in the field of virtual reality, reveal how the human brain behaves in virtual environments and examine where radical new developments in digital technology will lead us in five, fifty, and five hundred years.
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ISBN : UOM:49015003134799
Genre : Religion and science
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Avatars In Networked Virtual Environments

Author : Tolga K. Çapin
ISBN : UOM:39015048514361
Genre : Computers
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Avatars in Networked Virtual Environments Tolga K. Çapin Computer Graphics Lab, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland Igor S. Pandzic MIRALab, University of Geneva, Switzerland Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann MIRALab, University of Geneva, Switzerland Daniel Thalmann Computer Graphics Lab, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland Telepresence is the future of multimedia systems and will allow participants to share professional and private experiences, meetings, games and parties. Networked Virtual Environments (NVEs) are systems that allow distant users to interact in a common Virtual Environment. One of the areas of research in NVEs is the user representation or 'avatar', the way that participants are geographically represented in Virtual Environments. * Examines solutions to the Virtual Life Network (VLNET) system, a flexible framework for Virtual Humans in NVEs * Presents different means of facial communication, gesture and non-verbal communication * Provides details for solving all problems of handling Virtual Human data across the network * Analyses the potential relation of the future MPEG-4 standard to NVEs * Discusses the standardisation of Virtual Humans in VRML * Includes applications such as a Virtual tennis game and studies the experimental results and achievements. Essential reading for a wide-ranging audience including computer scientists, engineers in communication systems, undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science, and researchers in computer animation, visualisation and communications technology.
Category: Computers

Reality Is Virtual

Author : Bruce Maier
ISBN : 0741458160
Genre : Science
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Can we tell the difference between a computer simulation of reality and reality? Are the big, unanswered questions of our existence explained by our universe being a computer simulation?
Category: Science

Virtual Reality Creations

Author : Dave Stampe
ISBN : IND:30000035389190
Genre : Computers
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A book-and-software package allows readers to explore and build virtual worlds while learning about the latest virtual reality innovations. Original.
Category: Computers

Virtual Reality Systems

Author : R. A. Earnshaw
ISBN : 9781483296579
Genre : Computers
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This volume brings together a number of the leading practitioners and exponents in the field of virtual reality (VR), and explores some of the main issues in the area and its associated hardware and software technology. The main components of the current generation of virtual reality systems are outlined, and major developments of VR systems are discussed. * SPECIAL FEATURES * This volume brings together some of the leading practitioners and exponents in the field of VR, and explores some of the main issues in the area and its associated hardware and software technology. * The main components of the current generation of cirtual reality systems are outlined, and major developments of Vr systems are discussed, focussing of key areas such as hardware, software, techniques, application interfaces and ethical issues. * The book contains a comprehensive bibliography enabling the reader to follow up particular areas of specialism. It contains 16 pages of colour plates.
Category: Computers

Virtual Reality Madness 1996

Author : Ron Wodaski
ISBN : 0672308657
Genre : Computers
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This new edition of a bestseller provides readers with the most up-to-date information on virtual reality. It includes everything readers need to explore the magical world of this new technology. -- Covers the entire area of virtual reality, including 3-D imaging and rendering, games, and modeling -- Shows readers how to get started in virtual reality -- inexpensively -- Three CD-ROMs contain versions of commercial software, as well as demos, flybys, games, complete multimedia presentations of virtual reality creations, and more
Category: Computers

The Virtual Persona

Author : Ilexa Yardley
ISBN : 1973831813
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A virtual persona has several characteristics: these include, ambiguity, multiplicity, redundancy, and, fungibility. All of these are dependent on universal, and, also, relative, duplicity. Duplicity is dependent on a circle. Thus, conservation of the circle is the core dynamic in nature. Giving all, of us, a virtual, persona.

The Wellsian

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ISBN : IND:30000047649904
Genre : Authors, English
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Playing The Universe

Author : David G. Mead
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123583440
Genre : Electronic games
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Category: Electronic games

The Quantum And Cosmic Codes Of The Universe

Author : Sebahattin Tüzemen
ISBN : 9781527544185
Genre : Science
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This book provides a wide perspective on all areas of physics, from atoms to galaxies. It describes the most complicated and difficult issues in the field through simple examples and social analogies. It combines the approach of popular science with sophisticated scholarly insights into the discipline of physics. It also offers some philosophical insights that will be of interest to philosophers and theologians.
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The Web Of The Universe

Author : John L. Hitchcock
ISBN : UOM:39015024893722
Genre : Psychology
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Draws on Jungian psychology and contemporary physics to explore the interrelatedness of spirituality, psychology, and science
Category: Psychology

The Multi Universe Cosmos

Author : A.K. Velan
ISBN : 9781468460308
Genre : Science
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In light of the barrage of popular books on physics and cosmology, one may question the need for another. Here, two books especially come to mind: Steven Weinberg's The First Three Minutes, written 12 years ago, and the recent best-seller ABriefHistory of Time by Stephen Hawking. The two books are complementary. Weinberg-Nobel prize winner/physicist-wrote from the standpoint of an elementary particle physicist with emphasis on the contents of the universe, whereas Hawking wrote more as a general relativist with emphasis on gravity and the geometry of the universe. Neither one, however, presented the complete story. Weinberg did not 13 venture back beyond the time when temperature was higher than 10 K and 32 perhaps as high as 10 K. He gave no explanation for the origin of particles and the singularity or source of the overwhelming radiation energy in our uni verse of one billion photons for each proton. Hawking presents a uni verse that has no boundaries, was not created, and will not be destroyed. The object of this book is to describe my new theory on the creation of our uni verse in a multi-universe cosmos. The new cosmological model eliminates the troublesome singularity-big bang theory and explains for the first time the origin of matter and the overwhelming electromagnetic radiation contained in the universe. My new theory also predicted the existence ofhigh-energy gamma rays, which were recendy detected in powerful bursts.
Category: Science

Dismantling The Universe

Author : Richard Morris
ISBN : 0671528181
Genre : Creative ability in science
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The Universe

Author : Carlos I. Calle
ISBN : UOM:39015080884912
Genre : Religion
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Does recent evidence reveal a purpose behind the order of the universe? A NASA senior research scientist explores this tantalizing question and many more in this wide-ranging introduction to the very latest and sundry theories about the enormous cosmos.
Category: Religion

Meaningful Learning With Technology

Author : David H. Jonassen
ISBN : 0132393956
Genre : Education
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Describes how technology can be used in conjunction with the learning process.
Category: Education