Developing a Test Bed for Interactive Narrative in Virtual Environments

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As Virtual Environments (VE) become a more commonly used method of interaction and presentation, supporting users as they navigate and interact with scenarios presented in VE will be a significant issue. A key step in understanding the needs of users in these situations will be observing them perform representative tasks in a fully developed environment. In this paper, we describe the development of a test bed for interactive narrative in a virtual environment. The test bed was specifically developed to present multiple, simultaneous sequences of events (scenarios or narratives) and to support user navigation through these scenarios. These capabilities will ... continued below

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Mellacheruvu, Krishna August 2002.

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As Virtual Environments (VE) become a more commonly used method of interaction and presentation, supporting users as they navigate and interact with scenarios presented in VE will be a significant issue. A key step in understanding the needs of users in these situations will be observing them perform representative tasks in a fully developed environment. In this paper, we describe the development of a test bed for interactive narrative in a virtual environment. The test bed was specifically developed to present multiple, simultaneous sequences of events (scenarios or narratives) and to support user navigation through these scenarios. These capabilities will support the development of multiple users testing scenarios, allowing us to study and better understand the needs of users of narrative VEs.

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Mellacheruvu, Krishna. Developing a Test Bed for Interactive Narrative in Virtual Environments, thesis, August 2002; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3176/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .