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public:t-vien-10-3:prep5 [2010/10/31 13:20]
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   * Until our class on Tuesday, look around you and notice how abstract information, or perhaps art, is presented to you on a daily basis. For example, where and how do you see time? What about currency exchange rates? What about emotion or feeling? How are these intangible concepts made concrete for you?   * Until our class on Tuesday, look around you and notice how abstract information, or perhaps art, is presented to you on a daily basis. For example, where and how do you see time? What about currency exchange rates? What about emotion or feeling? How are these intangible concepts made concrete for you?
   * Bring **5 such concepts or kinds of data** to class on Tuesday, where you will discus in groups whether and then how virtual environments could make them more concrete and tangible.   * Bring **5 such concepts or kinds of data** to class on Tuesday, where you will discus in groups whether and then how virtual environments could make them more concrete and tangible.
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 +===== Discussion Outcome =====
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 +^ Concept/Data ^ Why VE? ^
 +| Large scale numbers (e.g. banking collapse) |  Can be mapped to well known physical objects. View/world can be zoomed. Can walk around. |
 +| Experiencing emotion of others remotely  |  Can provide an animated and realistic representation of remote participants. |
 +| Taste ([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synesthesia|Synesthesia]]) |  Can map from any sense to any other sense, e.g. visualize taste. |  
 +| Weather forecast and atmospheric phenomena |  Can provide the actual experience and address all senses. Can simulate and predict. |
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