An Analysis of Motivational Cues in Virtual Environments.

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Guiding navigation in virtual environments (VEs) is a challenging task. A key issue in the navigation of a virtual environment is to be able to strike a balance between the user's need to explore the environment freely and the designer's need to ensure that the user experiences all the important events in the VE. This thesis reports on a study aimed at comparing the effectiveness of various navigation cues that are used to motivate users towards a specific target location. The results of this study indicate some significant differences in how users responded to the various cues.

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Voruganti, Lavanya December 2003.

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Guiding navigation in virtual environments (VEs) is a challenging task. A key issue in the navigation of a virtual environment is to be able to strike a balance between the user's need to explore the environment freely and the designer's need to ensure that the user experiences all the important events in the VE. This thesis reports on a study aimed at comparing the effectiveness of various navigation cues that are used to motivate users towards a specific target location. The results of this study indicate some significant differences in how users responded to the various cues.

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Voruganti, Lavanya. An Analysis of Motivational Cues in Virtual Environments., thesis, December 2003; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc4352/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .