Lily Díaz

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The first reviewer of this book review is very blessed to teach tourism at the department of tourism management, Chinese Culture University (http://www.pccu.edu.tw). Chinese Culture University was established in 1962, formerly known as the Far East University by Dr. Chang Chi-Yun. In addition, department of international tourism is a significant component(More)
Inside Chapter/Abstract People frequently need to find knowledge related to places when they plan a leisure trip, when they are executing that plan in a certain place, or when they want to virtually explore a place they have visited in the past. In this chapter we present and discuss a set of methods for searching and browsing spatio-temporally referenced(More)
—In this paper, we present the design and the development of a robust, low-cost and easy to implement system for a gesture-based interface that enables visitors to navigate in 3D in a virtual reality environment. By using a state-of-the-art 3D motion sensing device, Microsoft Kinect, and publicly available gesture recognition technologies, the interface(More)
We have created a tool called ImaNote (Image Map Annotation Notebook) for viewing, zooming, and annotating arbitrary-sized images using a Web browser. Multiple users can work with the tool simultaneously, being able to almost instantly see and edit each other's modifications. In this article we describe the design, implementation, and user interface of(More)
This article deals with the design and implementation of an immersive installation where users could gesturally navigate around the wreck of Vrouw Maria, a Dutch merchant ship that sank near the Finnish coast in 1771 and was rediscovered in 1999. The installation was built for the Maritime Museum in Kotka, Finland, and is part of the preservation efforts of(More)
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