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Using VR for Complex Product Design

  • Loukas Rentzos
  • Charalampos Vourtsis
  • Dimitris Mavrikios
  • George Chryssolouris
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8526)

Abstract

Virtual reality is a key technology for the designing of products through complex human-product interactions. This paper deals with the development of a product design method for complex human-product interactions, using the virtual reality (VR) technology. This VR method uses the graph theory in order for the complexity of the designed product to be measured on the basis of human task analysis. The latter is for the purpose of recording and analyzing the human-product interactions within an immersive simulation session. The proposed method undergoes tests in a realistic aerospace case.

Keywords

Product Design Product Complexity Immersive Environment Virtual Prototyping 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Loukas Rentzos
    • 1
  • Charalampos Vourtsis
    • 1
  • Dimitris Mavrikios
    • 1
  • George Chryssolouris
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and AeronauticsUniversity of PatrasGreece

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