Co-presence in Mixed Reality-Mediated Collaborative Design Space

  • Xiangyu Wang
  • Rui Wang
Part of the Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 48)


Co-presence has been considered as a very critical factor in shared virtual environments (SVEs). It is believed that by increasing the level of co-presence, the collaborative design performance in a shared virtual environment could be improved. The aim of this chapter is to reflect on the concept and characteristics of co-presence, by considering how Mixed Reality (MR)-mediated collaborative virtual environments could be specified, and therefore to provide distributed designers with a more effective design environment that improves the sense of “being there” and “being together”.


Virtual Reality Virtual Environment Augmented Reality Virtual Object Social Presence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiangyu Wang
    • 1
  • Rui Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of New South WalesAustralia

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