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Beyond Medicine

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Author: Dumay, A.C.M.
Type:article
Date:1996
Institution: TNO Fysisch en Elektronisch Laboratorium
Source:IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 2, 15, 34-40
Identifier: 94871
Keywords: Physics · Virtual reality · Virtual environments · Medicine · Health · Computerized simulation · Man machine interaction

Abstract

Virtual Environments (VE) are simulation systems in which the subject or the user is to a large extent 'immersed' in the apparent environment of a simulated, multidimensional reality. VE is the term used by researchers to describe the form of computer-human interaction where the human is immersed in a world created by the machine, which is usually a computer system. This article looks at the potentials and limitations of VEs, with a focus on applications in medicine