Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality

Conference Final Program
(Last Updated: 20 July, 2018)


Wednesday, 18 July 2018
08:00 – 10:00

S008: Virtual and Augmented Reality for Education and Training
Room: Salerno
Chair(s): Jorge Martín-Gutiérrez, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain; Leticia Neira-Tovar, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico

  • Reconstruction by low cost software based on photogrammetry as a reverse engineering process
    Dolores Parras, Francisco Cavas-Martínez, José Nieto, Francisco J.F. Cañavate, Daniel García Fernández-Pacheco, Technical University of Cartagena, Spain
  • Examination of Effectiveness of a Performed Procedural Task using Low-Cost Peripheral Devices in VR
    Damian Grajewski, Pawel Bun, Filip Gorski, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  • The use of Virtual and Augmented Reality to Prevent the Physical Effects Caused by Diabetes Melitus Type 2: An Integrative Review
    Leticia Neira-Tovar, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico; Ivan Castilla Rodriguez, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon, Spain
  • Determining which Touch Gestures Are Commonly Used when Visualizing Physics Problems in Augmented Reality
    Marta Del Río Guerra, Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico; Jorge Martín-Gutiérrez, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain; Raúl Vargas-Lizárraga, Israel Garza-Bernal, Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico
  • Guiding or Exploring? Finding the Right Way to Teach Students Structural Analysis with Augmented Reality
    Rafael Radkowski, Aliye Karabulut-Ilgu, Iowa State University, United States; Yelda Turkan, Oregon State University, United States; Amir Behzadan, Texas A&M University, United States; An Chen, Iowa State University, United States
  • To Speak or To Text: Effects of Display Type and I/O style on Mobile Virtual Humans Nurse Training
    Justin Loyd, University of Wyoming, United States; Toni Pence, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States; Amy Banic, University of Wyoming, Idaho National Laboratory, United States

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10:30 – 12:30

S025: Extended reality technologies for clinically driven and self-guided health and wellness applications
Room: Salerno
Chair(s): Mark R. Costa, Syracuse University, United States

  • The message effect of augmented health messages on body
    Soyoung Jung, Syracuse University, United States
  • Immersion in Virtual Reality Can Increase Exercise Motivation and Physical Performance
    Gyoung Kim, Frank Biocca, Syracuse University, United States
  • xR-based Systems for Mindfulness Based Training in Clinical Settings
    Mark R. Costa, Dessa Bergen-Cico, Syracuse University, United States; Rocio Herrero, Universitat Jaume I, Spain; Jessica Navarro, Universitat De Valencia, Spain; Rachel Razza, Qiu Wang, Syracuse University, United States
  • A Case Study: Chronic Pain Patients' Preferences for Virtual Reality Games for Pain Distraction
    Xin Tong, Weina Jin, Kathryn Cruz, Diane Gromala, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Bernie Garrett, Tarnia Taverner, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • The Effect of Multimodal Feedback on Perceived Exertion on a VR Exercise Setting
    Jon Ram Bruun-Pedersen, Morten G. Andersen, Mathias M. Clemmensen, Mads K. Didriksen, Emil J. Wittendorff, Stefania Serafin, Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark
  • VAIR Field – Multiple Mobile VR Shooting Sports
    Masasuke Yasumoto, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan; Takehiro Teraoka, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan

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13:30 – 15:30

S044: Puppeteering: Human Tracking in Virtual Space
Room: Salerno
Chair(s): Tami Griffith, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States

  • Real-time Motion Capture on a Budget
    Tami Griffith, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States; Tabitha Dwyer, Cole Engineering, United States; Jennie Ablanedo, University of Central Florida, United States
  • Is this Person Real? Avatar Stylization and its Influence on Human Perception in a Counseling Training Environment
    Jennie Ablanedo, University of Central Florida, United States; Elaine Fairchild, DEOMI, United States; Tami Griffith, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States; Christopher Rodeheffer, DEOMI, United States
  • 3Lateral's RigLogic© and Volumetric Capture, Enabling Real-time Interaction with Lifelike Digital Humans
    Relja Ljubobratovic, 3Lateral, Serbia and Montenegro
  • Extending Embodied Interactions in Mixed Reality Environments
    Mohamed Handosa, Virginia Tech, United States; Hendrik Shulze, VRVis Research Center, Austria; Denis Gračanin, Matthew Tucker, Mark Manuel, Virginia Tech, United States
  • Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality Enabling of Robot Deixis
    Tom Williams, Nhan Tran, Josh Rands, Neil T. Dantam, Colorado School of Mines, United States
  • Face-to-Face Chat in AR
    Chinmay Chinara, Aakash Shanbhag, USC-ICT, United States

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16:00 – 18:00

S062: Virtual Reality Video Games
Room: Salerno
Chair(s): Lal ‘Lila’ Bozgeyikli, University of Arizona, United States; Evren Bozgeyikli, University of South Florida, United States

  • VR Evaluation of Motion Sickness Solution in Automated Driving
    Quinate Chioma Ihemedu-Steinke, Prashanth Halady, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany; Gerrit Meixner, Heilbronn University, Germany; Michael Weber, University of Ulm, Germany
  • Simulation Sickness Evaluation While using a fully Autonomous Car in a Head Mounted Display Virtual Environment
    Stanislava Rangelova, Daniel Decker, Marc Eckel, BMW AG, Germany; Elisabeth Andre, University of Augsburg, Germany
  • Following the White Rabbit - The Virtual Reality for Games
    Paulo Carvalho, Samsung SIDIA, Brazil
  • Virtual Reality Training to Enhance Motor Skills
    Matt Dombrowski, Ryan Buyssens, Peter A. Smith, University of Central Florida, United States
  • Escape from the Dark Jungle: A 3D Audio Game for Emotion Regulation
    Jiangtao Gong, Yin Shi, Tsinghua University, P.R. China; Jue Wang, Megvii Company, United States; Danqing Shi, Yingqing Xu, Tsinghua University, P.R. China
  • Walking with Angest: Subjective Measures for Subjective Evaluation in a Walking Simulator Virtual Reality Game
    Wilson Prata, Juan Oliveira, Paulo Melo, Samsung SIDIA, Brazil
  • Do Not Disturb: Psychophysiological Correlates of Boredom, Flow and Frustration during VR Gaming
    Klaas Bombeke, imec-mict-UGent, Belgium; Aranka Van Dongen, Ghent University, Belgium; Wouter Durnez, imec-mict-UGent, Belgium; Alessandra Anzolin, Hannes Almgren, Ghent University, Belgium; Anissa All, imec-mict-Ghent University, Belgium; Jan Van Looy, Lieven De Marez, imec-mict-UGent, Belgium; Daniele Marinazzo, Elena Patricia Núñez Castellar, Ghent University, Belgium

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Thursday, 19 July 2018
08:00 – 10:00

S082: Intelligent Systems and Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality
Room: Salerno
Chair(s): Maria Olinda Rodas, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), United States

  • Command and Control Collaboration Sand Table (C2-CST)
    Bryan L. Croft, Crisrael Lucero, David Neurnberger, Fred Greene, Allen Qiu, Roni Higgins, Eric Gustafson, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SPAWAR), United States
  • Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality Prototypes for Enhanced Mission Command / Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) Execution
    Michael Jenkins, Charles Rivers Analytics, United States; Arthur Wollocko, Alessandro Negri, Ted Fichtl, Charles River Analytics, United States
  • Sensor Data Fusion Framework to Improve Holographic Object Registration Accuracy for a Shared Augmented Reality Mission Planning Scenario
    Simon Su, Vincent Perry, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States; Qiang Guan, Kent State University, United States; Andrew Durkee, Alexis R. Neigel, Sue Kase, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States
  • Usability Evaluation for Drone Mission Planning in Virtual Reality
    Yifei Liu, Nancy Yang, Alyssa Li, Jesse Paterson, David McPherson, Tom Cheng, Allen Yang, UC Berkeley, United States
  • Element Selection of Three Dimensional Objects in Virtual Reality
    Dylan Fox, Sophie So Yeon Park, Amol Borcar, Anna Brewer, Joshua Yang, University of California, Berkeley, United States
  • Human-Agent Collaborative Decision-Making Framework for Naval Systems
    Maria Olinda Rodas, Jeff Waters, Cheryl Putnam, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), United States

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10:30 – 12:30

S099: Training, collaboration and simulation in VR
Room: Salerno
Chair(s): Joseph B. Lyons, April Rose Panganiban, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, United States

  • Interaction of Distant and Local Users in a Collaborative Virtual Environment
    Adrian H. Hoppe, Roland Reeb, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany; Florian Van de Camp, Fraunhofer IOSB, Germany; Rainer Stiefelhagen, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
  • Virtual Reality based Space Operations – A study of ESA’s Potential for VR based Training and Simulation
    Manuel Olbrich, Holger Graf, Fraunhofer IGD, Germany; Jens Keil, Visometry GmbH, Germany; Rüdiger Gad, Terma GmbH, Germany; Steffen Bamfaste, ESA/ESOC, Germany; Frank Nicolini, EAC - European Astronaut Centre, Germany
  • AI-based VR Earthquake Simulator
    Ryota Suzuki, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan; Ryoki Iitoi, Tsukuba University, Japan; Yue Qiu, Tsukuba University, P.R. China; Kenji Iwata, Yutaka Satoh, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
  • Study on the Quality of Experience Evaluation Metrics for Astronaut Virtual Training System
    Xiangjie Kong, Astronaut Center of China, P.R. China; Yuqing Liu, China Astronaut Research and Training Center, P.R. China; Ming An, Astronaut Center of China, P.R. China
  • Trust in Autonomous Systems for Threat Analysis: A Simulation Methodology
    Gerald Matthews, University of Central Florida, United States; April Rose Panganiban, Rachel Bailey, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, United States; Jinchao Lin, University of Central Florida, United States
  • Cyber vulnerability: An attentional dilemma
    Joseph B. Lyons, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, United States; Mark A. Roebke, Air Force Institute of Technology, United States; Phil Bobko, Virginia Tech, United States; Craig A. Cox, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, United States

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13:30 – 15:30

S120: The impact of Bi-Directional Communication on Performance of Human-Intelligent Agent Teams
Room: Neopolitan III
Chair(s): Amar R. Marathe, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States

  • Bidirectional Communication for Effective Human-Agent Teaming
    Amar R. Marathe, Kristin E. Schaefer, Arthur W. Evans, Jason S. Metcalfe, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States
  • A Maximum Likelihood Method for Estimating Performance in a Rapid Serial Visual Presentation Target-Detection Task
    Jonroy D. Canady, Amar R. Marathe, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States; David H. Herman, PsyML, United States; Benjamin T. Files, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States
  • Quantifying Human Decision-Making: Implications for Bidirectional Communication in Human-Robot Teams
    Kristin E. Schaefer, Brandon S. Perelman, Ralph W. Brewer, Julia L. Wright, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States; Nicholas Roy, MIT, United States; Derya Aksaray, University of Minnesota, United States
  • The Role of Psychophysiological Measures as Implicit Communication within Mixed-Initiative Teams
    Kim Drnec, Greg Gremillion, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States; Daniel Donavanik, Adelphi Laboratory Center, United States; Jonroy D. Canady, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States; Corey Atwater, DCSCorp, United States; Evan Carter, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States; Ben A. Haynes, U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center,, United States; Amar R. Marathe, Jason S. Metcalfe, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States
  • MxR Framework for Uncertainty Based Explanation for Uncovering Adversarial Behavior
    Adrienne Raglin, James Michaelis, Mark Dennison, Andre Harrison, Theron Trout, James Schaffer, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, United States
  • PaolaChat: A Virtual Agent with Naturalistic Breathing
    David Novick, Mahdokht Afravi, Adriana Camacho, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States

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16:00 – 18:00

S139: Virtual Reality in Psychotherapy and Mental Health
Room: Neopolitan III
Chair(s): Tom Williams, Colorado School of Mines, United States

  • Reducing Fear or Anxiety by Simulating Breathing Movements as Physical Contact with an Unrelated Person
    Shunsuke Yanaka, Motofumi Hattori, Takayuki Kosaka, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Scenes Design in Virtual Reality for Depression Assessment
    Dan Liao, Lin Shu, Yanping Huang, South China University of Technology, P.R. China; Jiong Yang, GOKU Design Studio, P.R. China; Xiangmin Xu, South China University of Technology, P.R. China
  • Design of Virtual Reality Scenes with Variable Levels of Fear Evocation
    Dan Liao, Yanping Huang, Zhizhen Tan, South China University of Technology, P.R. China; Jiong Yang, GOKU Design Studio, P.R. China; Xiangmin Xu, South China University of Technology, P.R. China
  • Virtual-Reality Videos to Relieve Depression
    Syed Ali Hussain, Taiwoo Park, Irem Yildirim, Zihan Xiang, Farha Abbasi, Michigan State University, United States
  • A Mixed Reality Based Social Interactions Testbed: A Game Theory Approach
    Archi Dasgupta, Nicole Buckingham, Denis Gračanin, Mohamed Handosa, Reza Tasooji, Virginia Tech, United States

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Friday, 20 July 2018
08:00 – 10:00

S158: Alternative Controls for VMAR
Room: Milano II
Chair(s): Peter A. Smith, University of Central Florida, United States

  • Developing and Training Multi-Gestural Prosthetic Arms
    Albert Manero, John Sparkman, Limbitless Solutions, United States; Matt Dombrowski, Ryan Buyssens, Peter A. Smith, University of Central Florida, United States
  • Design and Assessment of two Handling Interaction Techniques for 3D Virtual Objects using the Myo Armband
    Yadira Garnica Bonome, Abel González Mondéjar, Renato Cherullo de Oliveira, Eduardo De Albuquerque, Alberto Raposo, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil
  • Physically-Based Bimanual Volumetric Selection for Immersive Visualizations
    Angela Benavides, Rajiv Khadka, University of Wyoming, United States; Amy Banic, University of Wyoming, Idaho National Laboratory, United States; Elliot Hunt, University of Wyoming, United States
  • Using Body Movements for Running in Realistic 3D Map
    Adhi Yudana Svarajati, Waseda University, Indonesia; Jiro Tanaka, Waseda University, Japan

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10:30 – 12:30

S173: Virtual reality in design and industrial applications
Room: Salerno
Chair(s): Holger Graf, Fraunhofer IGD, Germany

  • 360 Degree Mixed Reality Environment to Evaluate Interaction Design for Industrial Vehicles including Head-up and Head-down Displays
    Markus Wallmyr, Daniel Kade, Mälardalen University, Sweden; Tobias Holstein, Mälardalen Universty, Germany
  • Assembly Training: Comparing the Effects of Head-Mounted Displays and Face-to-Face Training
    Stefan Werrlich, Carolin Lorber, Phuc-Anh Nguyen, BMW Group, Germany; Carlos Emilio Franco Yanez, ITESM SLP, Mexico; Gunther Notni, Technical University Ilmenau, Germany
  • Augmented Reality Views: Discussing the Utility of Visual Elements by Mediation Means in Industrial AR from a Design Perspective
    Jens Keil, Florian Schmitt, Timo Engelke, Holger Graf, Manuel Olbrich, Fraunhofer IGD, Germany
  • CAE/VR Integration – A Qualitative Assessment of Advanced Visualization for Interactive Conceptual Simulations (ICS) in Industrial Use
    Holger Graf, André Stork, Fraunhofer IGD, Germany

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S174: Psychological and Health Issues in VR
Room: Milano III
Chair(s): George Margetis, Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Greece

  • Get well soon! Human Factors' Influence on Cybersickness after Redirected Walking Exposure in Virtual Reality
    Julian Hildebrandt, Patric Schmitz, André Calero Valdez, Leif Kobbelt, Martina Ziefle, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • (Presentation Canceled)Virtually Empathetic?: Examining the Effects of Virtual Reality Storytelling on Empathy
    EunSeo Bang, SUNY Oswego HCI, United States; Caglar Yildirim, State University of New York at Oswego, United States
  • A Novel Way of Estimating a User’s Focus of Attention in a Virtual Environment
    Xuanchao He, Zhejun Liu, Tongji University, P.R. China
  • The Impact of Augmented Reality on Art Engagement: Liking, Impression of Learning, and Distraction
    Tanja Aitamurto, Jean-Baptiste Boin, Kaiping Chen, Stanford University, United States; Ahmed Cherif, UC Berkeley, United States; Skanda Shridhar, Stanford University, United States

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13:30 – 15:30

S192: Interaction in Virtual Reality
Room: Milano II
Chair(s): Tony Morelli, Central Michigan University, United States

  • Dynamic Keypad – Digit Shuffling for Secure PIN Entry in a Virtual World
    Andrew Holland, Tony Morelli, Central Michigan University, United States
  • Helmet-mounted Displays to Support Off-Axis Pilot Spatial Orientation
    Stephanie Kane, Ryan M. Kilgore, Charles River Analytics, United States
  • VRowser: A Virtual Reality Parallel Web Browser
    Shuma Toyama, Waseda University, Japan; Mohammed Al Sada, Waseda University / Qatar University, Japan; Tatsuo Nakajima, Waseda University, Japan
  • Interaction in Virtual Environments - How to control the environment by using VR-Glasses in the most immersive way
    Barbara Streppel, MaibornWolff GmbH, Germany; Dorothea Pantförder, Birgit Vogel-Heuser, Technical University of Munich, Germany

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16:00 – 18:00

S206: Visualization and Narration in VR
Room: Salerno
Chair(s): Brandon Mechtley, Arizona State University, United States

  • Immercity: a Curation Content Application in Virtual and Augmented Reality
    Jean-Daniel Taupiac, Nancy Rodriguez, Olivier Strauss, LIRMM-University of Montpellier, France
  • Visualizing Software Architectures in Virtual Reality with an Island Metaphor
    Andreas Schreiber, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany; Martin Misiak, TH Köln, Germany
  • Surface Prediction for Spatial Augmented Reality
    Adam Gomes, Keegan Fernandes, David Wang, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Enactive Steering of an Experiential Model of the Atmosphere
    Brandon Mechtley, Arizona State University, United States; Christopher Roberts, Regis University, United States; Julian Stein, Benjamin Nandin, Xin Wei Sha, Arizona State University, United States
  • Cinematic Narration in VR - Rethinking Film Conventions for 360 Degrees
    Michael Gödde, Fraunhofer IGD, Germany; Frank Gabler, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt, Germany; Dirk Siegmund, Andreas Braun, Fraunhofer IGD, Germany

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