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A Centralised VDS Environment

  • Mary Lou Maher
  • Simeon J. Simoff
  • Anna Cicognani
Part of the Computer Supported Cooperative Work book series (CSCW)

Abstract

The previous chapter looked at various tools and techniques for implementing distributed VDS environments. Nodes were integrated in a single environment by agreeing on a specific set of standards and tools. This kind of integration is essential in any VDS.

Keywords

Virtual Reality Virtual Environment Virtual World Physical Office Design Studio 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary Lou Maher
    • 1
  • Simeon J. Simoff
    • 1
  • Anna Cicognani
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Centre of Design Computing and CognitionUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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