Michael Loizou

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OBJECTIVE To present our experience of leiomyosarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract during a 10 year period and review similar publications. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Teaching hospital, Greece. SUBJECTS 14 patients who were treated for leiomyosarcoma between 1983 and 1993. INTERVENTIONS Tumours were diagnosed by endoscopy, computed(More)
In this paper, the current developments for Virtual Reality (VR) simulation in the Nursing Education sector is investigated with the design and implementation of a 'serious game' that utilizes the increased immersive user experience of Head-Mounted Display (HMD) headset in a task orientated simulation. A hospital ward was recreated and populated with(More)
Intelligent agents or non-player characters (NPCs) in human interaction scenarios are required to react in ways that are consistent to the training scenario. In many cases these NPCs are controlled by a simple state machine and scripts. The use of these techniques leads to responses that are of poor quality and machine driven. In our work we aim to design a(More)
This poster presents the initial stages of an investigation of a realistic virtual reality scenario aimed at increasing the compassion people feel for people that have suffered a stroke. A Bespoke Virtual Reality environment was developed using the UNITY 3D system, expanded from previous working methodological environments. A scenario was implemented within(More)
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