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    VisualExpresso : Generating a Virtual Reality Internet

    Cleary, David and O'Donoghue, Diarmuid (1999) VisualExpresso : Generating a Virtual Reality Internet. In: High-Performance Computing and Networking. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) (1593). Springer, pp. 795-806. ISBN 3540658211

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    Finding knowledge from vast quantities of data is a difficult task, made simpler by visually representing this information. The Internet can be considered a vast (global) database, but whose unstructured format frequently leads to a feeling of being “lost in hyperspace”. Visualising this structure can make browsing a more productive endeavour. In this paper we introduce a means of “lossy” translation from HTML to VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language). This allows for the generation of a virtual world containing the structure with some content information about the site. This implements a new metaphor for intranet and internet browsing.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Keywords: VisualExpresso; Virtual Reality; Internet; HTML; VRML; Virtual Reality Modeling Language;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
    Item ID: 8179
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    Depositing User: Dr. Diarmuid O'Donoghue
    Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2017 13:55
    Publisher: Springer
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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