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Aspect ratio

Ratio of the width of the field of view to its height. Often required for calculating distortion of objects on the edges.

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Golden Ratio for Faces - Female Faces at Least
Research conducted in 2009, which proceeded to fade into obscurity, found a direct connection between the attractiveness of a face to human subjects and the exact dispance of spacing of facial features relative to the size of the head in both horizontal and vertical dimensions. When building an avatar face we can actually move the features around and take advantage of their findings in ways physical faces cannot.

This book concentrates on an oft-overlooked aspect of AR: Designing the interface. All too often AR applications just build on existing software, often utilising whatever hardware comes to hand.

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Large Image Display: AI: Artificial Intelligence: Does Not Eat
This scene from AI: Artificial intelligence shows an oft-ignored aspect of the uncanny valley; it shows the flip-side of it, and the effects on the robot, being just shy of able to interact normally with humans.

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Large Image Display: Simone: Split Personage
In the film Simone, take Victor, a failing film director, was able to embody himself, mind and desire as Simone, the beautiful actress entirely under his control. Yet, there was another aspect that, at least in this case, turned the paradigm entirely on its head. Two bodies, one mind, much breakage.

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Social Engineering
Social interactions between players are very important for most MMO worlds? after all, the multi-user aspect is one of our big attractions. Maintaining a good level of social interaction is especially important after the world has shipped. Live development is all about keeping your subscribers playing, and a strong social network is amazingly effective in accomplishing that.

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It's not just how the Avatar Looks, it's how the Avatar Talks that is Remembered
When it comes to creating NPCs with a specific task in mind: salespeople in VR-based shops for example, or official company representative AIs able to address potential clients and address questions about the products, then how they interact with the customer is important. However, their visual appearance is not the only critical element. How they utilise emotion matters perhaps more than any other aspect.

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Lessons from Simone: MoCap Filter
Simone is a seminal virtual reality film, and there are several aspects of both the technology of VR and the social impact, which the film carries off very well, and which deserve to stand on their own merits. The MoCap filter the film alludes to, is one such aspect.

Organised into 7 sections, this comprehensive volume explores every important aspect of AI programming to help you develop and expand your own personal AI toolbox. You?ll find ready-to-use ideas, algorithms, and code in all key AI areas including general wisdom, scripting and dialogue, movement and pathfinding, architecture, tactics and planning, genre specific, and learning and adaptation.

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Large Image Display: Bicentennial Man: Aging Android
The concept of aging, or the appearance thereof, is a good one. It is an aspect of circumnavigating the uncanny valley that should never be forgotten: No matter how perfectly a human face, behaviour, mannerisms are recreated, unless the face, the body seems to change with time, the uncanny valley has not really been conquered.


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Sony Corporation today announced the industry's first hybrid lithium ion rechargeable battery. Dubbed NexelionTM the new battery utilizes a tin-based amorphous anode; translating into a 30% increase in the capacity per volume ratio compare...

It has finally come of age, the virtual car. Slobber over it, rub your hands deep into the uphostery, leave drool smears on the dashboard. Have fun off all sorts with the car before you buy it, after all, its youur virtual Maybach. A cross ...

Intended for use in RFID tags and sensor networks, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a plastic-based, organic supercoductor.

Normal solar cells have a lighr to power conversion ratio of 3.5%....

Researchers at the EPFL have discovered rules that relate the genes that a neuron switches on and off, to the shape of that neuron, its electrical properties and its location in the brain.

The discovery, using state-of-the-ar...

Evidence indicates that the accumulation of amyloid-beta proteins, which form the plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, is critical for the development of Alzheimer's disease, which impacts 5.4 million Americans. And not ju...