Applications of virtual environments in medicine.

@article{Riva2003ApplicationsOV,
  title={Applications of virtual environments in medicine.},
  author={Giuseppe Riva},
  journal={Methods of information in medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={524-34}
}
  • Giuseppe Riva
  • Published 2003 in Methods of information in medicine
OBJECTIVES This paper intends to investigate the role of virtual reality (VR) in medicine. In particular it outlines the current state of research and technology that is relevant to the development of effective virtual environments in medicine. METHODS After describing the two different visions of VR we can find in medicine--the presentation of virtual objects to all of the human senses in a way identical to their natural counterpart, and a new human-computer interaction paradigm in which… CONTINUE READING

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