Guest editors' introduction: Special section on the IEEE virtual reality conference (VR)

Victoria Interrante, Benjamin C. Lok, Aditi Majumder, Michitaka Hirose

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6200790
Pages (from-to)1013-1016
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2012

Bibliographical note

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Aditi Majumder is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Uni-versity of California, Irvine. She received the PhD degree from the Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2003. Her research areas are computer graphics, vision, and image processing with primary focus on multiprojector displays. Her research aims to make multiprojector displays truly commodity products and easily accessible to the common man. She has won three best paper awards in 2009-2010 in premiere venues: IEEE Visualization, IEEE VR, and IEEE PROCAMS. She is the coauthor of the book Practical Multi-Projector Display Design. She was the program and general cochair of the Projector-Camera Workshop (PROCAMS) 2005 and the program chair of PROCAMS 2009. She was also the conference cochair for ACM Virtual Reality Software and Technology 2007 and general conference chair of IEEE Virtual Reality 2012. She has played a key role in developing the first curved screen multiprojector display being marketed by NEC/Alienware currently, and is an advisor at Disney Imagineering for advances in their projection-based theme park rides. She was a recipient of the US National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award in 2009 for Ubiquitous Displays via a Distributed Framework. She is a member of the IEEE.

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Michitaka Hirose received the PhD degree from the University of Tokyo. He is a professor at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Infor-mation Science and Technology. His research interests include human-computer interfaces, interactive computer graphics, wearable compu-ters, and VR. He’s a project leader of the Digital Public Art project and the head of Cyber Interface group of the Information and Robot Technology project, sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Education. He is a member of the ACM and IEEE and is vice president of the Virtual Reality Society of Japan.

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