VR 2017
2017 IEEE Virtual Reality (VR)

2017 IEEE Virtual Reality (VR), March 18-22, 2017, Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Monday, March 20, 2017
Plausibility, Emotions, and Ethics (Conference Papers)
10:30 – 12:00, Ballroom A/B, Chair: Eric Hodgson
A Psychophysical Experiment Regarding Components of the Plausibility Illusion
Richard Skarbez, Solène Neyret, Frederick P. Brooks Jr., Mel Slater, and Mary C. Whitton
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA; University of Barcelona, Spain; ICREA, Spain; University College London, UK)
The Plausibility of a String Quartet Performance in Virtual Reality
Ilias Bergström, Sérgio Azevedo, Panos Papiotis, Nuno Saldanha, and Mel Slater
(KTH, Sweden; Microsoft, Portugal; Pompeu Fabra University, Spain; ICREA, Spain; University of Barcelona, Spain; University College London, UK)
Emotional Qualities of VR Space
Asma Naz, Regis Kopper, Ryan P. McMahan, and Mihai Nadin
(University of Texas at Dallas, USA; Duke University, USA)
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Asking Ethical Questions in Research using Immersive Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies with Children and Youth
Erica Southgate, Shamus P. Smith, and Jill Scevak
(University of Newcastle, Australia)
Travel and Navigation (Conference Papers)
13:30 – 14:40, Ballroom A/B, Chair: Tabitha Peck
Guided Head Rotation and Amplified Head Rotation: Evaluating Semi-natural Travel and Viewing Techniques in Virtual Reality
Shyam Prathish Sargunam, Kasra Rahimi Moghadam, Mohamed Suhail, and Eric D. Ragan
(Texas A&M University, USA)
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Automatic Speed and Direction Control along Constrained Navigation Paths
Seyedkoosha Mirhosseini, Ievgeniia Gutenko, Sushant Ojal, Joseph Marino, and Arie E. Kaufman
(Stony Brook University, USA)
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
360° Video Cinematic Experience (Conference Papers)
08:30 – 10:00, Ballroom A, Chair: Gerd Bruder
MR360: Mixed Reality Rendering for 360° Panoramic Videos
Taehyun Rhee, Lohit Petikam, Benjamin Allen, and Andrew Chalmers
(Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
6-DOF VR Videos with a Single 360-Camera
Jingwei Huang, Zhili Chen, Duygu Ceylan, and Hailin Jin
(Stanford University, USA; Adobe Research, USA)
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Cinematic Virtual Reality: Evaluating the Effect of Display Type on the Viewing Experience for Panoramic Video
Andrew MacQuarrie and Anthony Steed
(University College London, UK)
Extraordinary Environments and Abnormal Objects (Conference Papers)
08:30 – 10:00, Ballroom B, Chair: Xubo Yang
A Study on the Use of an Immersive Virtual Reality Store to Investigate Consumer Perceptions and Purchase Behavior toward Non-standard Fruits and Vegetables
Adrien Verhulst, Jean-Marie Normand, Cindy Lombart, and Guillaume Moreau
(Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France; Audienca Business School, France)
The Martian: Examining Human Physical Judgments Across Virtual Gravity Fields
Tian Ye, Siyuan Qi, James Kubricht, Yixin Zhu, Hongjing Lu, and Song-Chun Zhu
(University of California at Los Angeles, USA)
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Scaled Jump in Gravity-reduced Virtual Environments
MyoungGon Kim, SungIk Cho, Tanh Quang Tran, Seong-Pil Kim, Ohung Kwon, and JungHyun Han
(Korea University, South Korea; Korea University of Science and Technology, South Korea; Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, South Korea)
Earthquake Safety Training through Virtual Drills
Changyang Li, Wei Liang, Chris Quigley, Yibiao Zhao, and Lap-Fai Yu
(Beijing Institute of Technology, China; University of Massachusetts at Boston, USA; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Haptics (Conference Papers)
10:30 – 12:00, Ballroom A, Chair: Robert Lindeman
Evaluation of a Penalty and a Constraint-Based Haptic Rendering Algorithm with Different Haptic Interfaces and Stiffness Values
(German Aerospace Center, Germany)
VRRobot: Robot Actuated Props in an Infinite Virtual Environment
Emanuel Vonach, Clemens Gatterer, and Hannes Kaufmann
(Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Inducing Self-Motion Sensations in Driving Simulators using Force-Feedback and Haptic Motion
Guillaume Bouyer, Amine Chellali, and
(University of Évry Val d'Essonne, France; Inria, France)
Shifty: A Weight-Shifting Dynamic Passive Haptic Proxy to Enhance Object Perception in Virtual Reality
André Zenner and Antonio Krüger
(DFKI, Germany)
Walking Alone and Together (Conference Papers)
10:30 – 12:00, Ballroom B, Chair: Niels Christian Nilsson
An Evaluation of Strategies for Two-User Redirected Walking in Shared Physical Spaces
Mahdi Azmandian, Timofey Grechkin, and Evan Suma Rosenberg
(University of Southern California, USA)
Bending the Curve: Sensitivity to Bending of Curved Paths and Application in Room-Scale VR
(University of Hamburg, Germany; University of Central Florida, USA)
Altering User Movement Behaviour in Virtual Environments
Adalberto L. Simeone, Ifigeneia Mavridou, and Wendy Powell
(University of Portsmouth, UK; University of Bournemouth, UK)
Touch and Vibrotactile Feedback (Conference Papers)
13:30 – 14:40, Ballroom A/B, Chair: Anatole Lecyuer
Wearable Tactile Device using Mechanical and Electrical Stimulation for Fingertip Interaction with Virtual World
(University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
Exploring the Effect of Vibrotactile Feedback through the Floor on Social Presence in an Immersive Virtual Environment
Myungho Lee, Gerd Bruder, and
(University of Central Florida, USA)
Designing a Vibrotactile Head-mounted Display for Spatial Awareness in 3D Spaces
Victor Adriel de Jesus Oliveira, Luca Brayda, Luciana Nedel, and Anderson Maciel
(Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; IIT Genova, Italy)
Acoustics and Auditory Displays (Conference Papers)
16:00 – 17:15, Ballroom A/B, Chair: Stefania Serrafin
Acoustic VR in the Mouth: A Real-Time Speech-Driven Visual Tongue System
Ran Luo, Qiang Fang, Jianguo Wei, Wenhuan Lu, Weiwei Xu, and Yin Yang
(University of New Mexico, USA; Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China; Tianjin University, China; Zhejiang University, China)
Efficient Construction of the Spatial Room Impulse Response
Carl Schissler, Peter Stirling, and Ravish Mehra
(Oculus, USA; Facebook, USA)
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Avatars and Virtual Humans (Conference Papers)
08:30 – 10:00, Ballroom A/B, Chair: Eric Ragan
Rapid One-Shot Acquisition of Dynamic VR Avatars
Charles Malleson, Maggie Kosek, Martin Klaudiny, Ivan Huerta, Jean-Charles Bazin, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Mark Mine, and Kenny Mitchell
(Disney Research, UK; Edinburgh Napier University, UK; Disney Research, Switzerland; Walt Disney Imagineering, USA)
Prism Aftereffects for Throwing with a Self-Avatar in an Immersive Virtual Environment
Bobby Bodenheimer, Sarah Creem-Regehr, Jeanine Stefanucci, Elena Shemetova, and William B. Thompson
(Vanderbilt University, USA; University of Utah, USA)
Repeat after Me: Using Mixed Reality Humans to Influence Best Communication Practices
Andrew Cordar, Adam Wendling, Casey White, Samsun Lampotang, and Benjamin Lok
(University of Florida, USA; University of Virginia, USA)
Paint with Me: Stimulating Creativity and Empathy While Painting with a Painter in Virtual Reality
Lynda Joy Gerry
(University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
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Motion Tracking and Capturing (Conference Papers)
10:30 – 12:00, Ballroom A/B, Chair: Regis Kopper
Optimizing Placement of Commodity Depth Cameras for Known 3D Dynamic Scene Capture
Rohan Chabra, Adrian Ilie, Nicholas Rewkowski, Young-Woon Cha, and Henry Fuchs
(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
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Sweeping-Based Volumetric Calibration and Registration of Multiple RGBD-Sensors for 3D Capturing Systems
(Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany)
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Recognition and Mapping of Facial Expressions to Avatar by Embedded Photo Reflective Sensors in Head Mounted Display
Katsuhiro Suzuki, Fumihiko Nakamura, Jiu Otsuka, Katsutoshi Masai, Yuta Itoh, Yuta Sugiura, and Maki Sugimoto
(Keio University, Japan)
Systems and Applications (Conference Papers)
13:30 – 15:00, Ballroom A/B, Chair: Pablo Figueroa
Semantic Entity-Component State Management Techniques to Enhance Software Quality for Multimodal VR-Systems
Martin Fischbach, Dennis Wiebusch, and Marc Erich Latoschik
(University of Würzburg, Germany; University of Ulm, Germany)
Enhancements to VTK Enabling Scientific Visualization in Immersive Environments
Patrick O'Leary, Sankhesh Jhaveri, Aashish Chaudhary, William Sherman, Ken Martin, David Lonie, Eric Whiting, James Money, and Sandy McKenzie
(Kitware, USA; Indiana University, USA; Idaho National Laboratory, USA)
MagicToon: A 2D-to-3D Creative Cartoon Modeling System with Mobile AR
Lele Feng, Xubo Yang, and Shuangjiu Xiao
(Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
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Emulation of Physician Tasks in Eye-tracked Virtual Reality for Remote Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Disease
Jason Orlosky, Yuta Itoh, Maud Ranchet, Kiyoshi Kiyokawa, John Morgan, and Hannes Devos
(Osaka University, Japan; Keio University, Japan; IFSTTAR, France; Augusta University, USA; University of Kansas Medical Center, USA)

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