The Virtual Reality Gorilla Exhibit

@article{Allison1997TheVR,
  title={The Virtual Reality Gorilla Exhibit},
  author={Don Allison and Brian Wills and Doug A. Bowman and Jean Wineman and Larry F. Hodges},
  journal={IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications},
  year={1997},
  volume={17},
  pages={30-38}
}
immersive virtual environment, lets students assume the persona of an adolescent gorilla, enter into one of the gorilla habitats at Zoo Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia, and interact as part of a gorilla family unit. The exhibit combines a model of Zoo Atlanta's Gorilla Habitat 3—home of Willie B, a 439-pound male silver-back gorilla and his family group— with computer-generated gorillas whose movements and interactions are modeled as accurate representations of gorilla behaviors (see Figure 1). The… CONTINUE READING
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