Embodiment and Illusion: The Implications of Scale as a Cue for Immersion in Virtual Environments
This paper examines the extent to which the issue of scale impinges on our sense of immersion in virtual environments. We consider perception from the point of view of Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology, and describe a study involving extended interviews of a small number of subjects who were presented with static, moving and interactive images of spaces. We test a series of propositions about scale cues, and speculate on the wider phenomenological issues of expectation, metaphor and play.
Paramekanti lecture 1 Part A
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Developing a new endoscopy laboratory with digital tools.
Tampere School of Architecture had to leave its old down-town building and move to the TU Tampere university campus in Hervanta, 10 km away. In this process, the 20 years old endoscopic system "The Urban Simulator" was one of the victims. Old mechanical parts and especially the original home-built microcomputer system were too old to compete with modern computer-aided methods. A new endoscopical system is now under construction, using all of the 20-year experience, new technical components and c
MSc in Strategic Marketing student video Nikolaos Zagkas
MSc in Strategic Marketing student Nikolaos Zagkas talks about his Cranfield experience
Joshua Chapter 21 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Joshua, Chapter 21, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
German Studies professor Erica Carter speaks about her new book on early filmmaker Béla Bal
Professor Erica Carter from the University of Warwicks Department of German Studies talks about the release of her new book Béla Balázs: Early Film Theory, the first English translation of the Hungarian's work, and the accompanying exhibition
He's played heroes, villains, saints, sinners, a ballet-dancing elephant, and a space alien, now actor and children's author John lithgow - best known as Dick Solomon from NBC's hit show 3rd Rock from the Sun - reveals a new side of himself... poetry lover. The award-winning stage and screen star lithgow shares his favorite poems, insights into acting, and thoughts on the enduring power of art. lithgow currently stars in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons. He has penned severa
8.422 Atomic and Optical Physics II (MIT)
This is the second of a two-semester subject sequence beginning with Atomic and Optical Physics I (8.421) that provides the foundations for contemporary research in selected areas of atomic and optical physics. Topics covered include non-classical states of light, multi-photon processes, coherence, trapping and cooling, atomic interactions, and experimental methods.
Delta Leadership Institute
The first session of the 2013 Delta Leadership Institute will convene Nov. 4-7 at the University of Mississippi. The university's McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement is playing a leading role in organizing and implementing the program, which is funded through a grant from the Delta Regional Authority. Video by Mary Stanton Knight
Photographs of the College - August 2006
A series of photographs taken towards the end of stage one of the rebuilding early in the morning on the 25th August 2006
The Gallipoli campaign and the ANZAC legend
The Gallipoli campaign of 1915 was flawed from the start, destined for failure and should not be a story solely about the ANZACs, according to a new book by a war historian at The Australian National University. In this video Dr Rhys Crawley and Dr John Blaxland from the ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre attempt to set the historical record surrounding Gallipoli and the ANZAC legend straight. According to Dr Crawley, Gallipoli was never going to be the decisive military operation that
Review response to water quality problems
This learning object contains resources and activities that focus on reviewing a response to a water quality problem. The key areas are: reviewing the incident and completing the documentation requirements. The task is to investigate and evaluate the response and record your findings.
11.434J Advanced Topics in Real Estate Finance (MIT)
This half-semester course introduces and surveys a selection of cutting-edge topics in the field of real estate finance and investments. The course follows an informal "seminar" format to the maximum degree possible, with students expected to take considerable initiative. Lectures and discussions led by the instructors will be supplemented by several guest speakers from the real estate investment industry, who will present perspectives on current trends and important developments in the industry
Lost Worlds - Athens - Ancient Supercity 4/5
Athens in the 5th century B.C. Suitable for older middle school and high school students. This History Channel documentary explores the ancient city of Athens through commentary and re-enactments.
Lessons From the Dover Trial - Part II
Part 2 from Dr. Ken Miller's "God, Darwin, and Design- Lessons from the Dover Monkey Trial" lecture at U of Texas- Austin. Dr. Miller uses news clippings and humor to undermine the anti-evolution movement. Inset video of Dr. Miller giving the lecture with his powerpoint presentation in the background. 9:59 min.
Take off for world's first 3D printing, flying robot
Read more - http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229683.900 The world's first flying 3D printer can build nests and carry heavy containers out of hard-to-reach places - all autonomously
Revise and reinforce some of the concepts of trigonometry.
21F.401 German I (MIT)
This course gives an introduction to German language and culture. The focus is on acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through active communication. Audio, video, and printed materials provide direct exposure to authentic German language and culture. A self-paced language lab program is fully coordinated with the textbook/workbook. The first semester covers the development of effective basic communication skills.
Faith-Inspired Activism and Global Civil Society: The Experience of Pax Christi (with Etienne De Jon
Etienne De Jonghe reflects on his nearly 30 years as secretary-general of Pax Christi International. His experiences, which include interaction with Eastern Europe during the cold war and peacebuilding and development work in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, are being folded into a book project.