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Laboratory exercise 5 - a shared virtual environment
Introduction 19/2 - Deadline 16/3
To experience collaboration in a shared virtual environment and attempt
to perform a task in it. Demonstrate embodiment, navigation and manipulation
in virtual spaces.This exercise is tied to the lecture on collaborative
A workstation capable of running Active Worlds. For practical purposes
we will use available equipment at NADA.
This exercise will take place in Nalen, room 1639 and 1640 on the 6th floor
of Osquars Backe 2. The exercise will be done in pairs during week 11.
We will use the Active
Your task is to collaborate in a 3D virtual environment with another person.
You will both read a scenario that describes your task in detail when the
laboration starts. When you are finished with the task you will fill in
After the event, please send a message
to Eva-Lotta with your comments about your experiences during the
exercise including the following points/issues:
-What was easy to do?
-What was diffucult?
-What should be done differently?
-Did you feel that you could help each other?
-What did you feel was unique?
-To what extent did you feel that you could interact socially?
You can navigate in this space using the following methods:
The keyboard vehicle:
Up/Down arrow moves you forwards/backwards;
Left/Right arrow turns you left/right;
Pressing Ctrl as well speeds up the motion.
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