Hyper-NPSNET: a virtual world with an integrated 3D hypertext
Daley, John Alexander
Zyda, Michael J.
Pratt, David R.
MetadataShow full item record
This thesis proposes an extension to the NPSNET 3D virtual world prototype to provide an integrated 3D hypertext. This hypertext would be embedded into the virtual world, and would provide the capability for real-time or non-real-time reference, aspect-change within or around vehicles, direct navigation to a specified 3D location, and other features. Hyper-media such as video or graphic animations, with or without sound, in addition to text files will be accessible though the hypertext. the hypertext elements will be embedded into the virtual world by the use of icons or other symbols, which become visible if selected by the user. Foreseeable applications include hypernavigation, historical reference visualization, direct access to higher-level analysis functions, and contextual referencing for training applications. A prototype of Hyper-NPSNET is planned for initial review in June 1992.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Bruntzman, Don; Zyda, Mike; Watsen, Kent; Macedonia, Mike (1997-06);The capabilities of the Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) permit building large-scale virtual environments (LSVEs) using the Internet and the World Wide Web. However the underlying network support provided by ...
Liles, Stewart; Watsen, Kent; Zyda, Michael (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School., 1998);This paper describes a program module that administrates the RTI communication functions for the Bamboo virtual environment tool kit. The program module and its associated object model allow users to write Bamboo modules ...
Halvorson, Jeffrey A (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1997-03);The current NPSNET submarine simulator interface is not a viable training tool because it utilizes a control panel which rims as a separate process and includes three separate tabs, one each for the Officer of the Deck, ...