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Synthetic Experience

  • Warren Robinett

Abstract

A taxonomy is proposed to classify all varieties of technologically-mediated experience. This includes virtual reality and teleoperation, and also earlier devices such as the microscope and telephone. The model of mediated interaction assumes a sensor-display link from the world to the human, and an action-actuator link going back from the human to the world, with the mediating technology transforming the transmitted experience in some way. The taxonomy is used to classify a number of example systems.

Keywords

Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Scan Tunneling Microscope Virtual World Transmitted Experience 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1994

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