Interacting with Presence
by Giuseppe Riva
Publisher: De Gruyter Open 2014
Number of pages: 188
The experience of interacting with the newest Virtual Reality technologies is profoundly affected by the extent to which we feel ourselves to be 'present' in computer-generated worlds. This edited volume, featuring contributions from internationally renowned scholars, provides a comprehensive introduction to and overview of the topic of mediated presence and the emerging field of presence research.
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