A comparison of guidance cues in desktop virtual environments

  title={A comparison of guidance cues in desktop virtual environments},
  author={Karl E. Steiner and Lavanya Voruganti},
  journal={Virtual Reality},
Designers of educational and entertainment desktop virtual environments (VEs) have employed a variety of cues for motivating users to perform actions or adopt particular viewpoints. However, there has been little formal study comparing user responses to such cues. This paper reports the results of a preliminary study of five cues (agents, signs, man-made landmarks, environmental landmarks, and trails) for motivating actions in virtual environments. Given a sample task of navigating to a target… CONTINUE READING

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