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A peer-to-peer collaborative 3D virtual environment for visualization
Author(s): Yi Pan; Francis T. Marchese
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Paper Abstract

A peer-to-peer collaborative visualization system has been built that can support both traditional displays and 3D virtual reality hardware. The software is built around Sun’s Java3D graphics and JXTA peer-to-peer networking APIs, allowing two users to load VRML geometry files and manipulate their contents. Although this software takes advantage of VR hardware, it may be used between any two Java supporting peers. Finally, because no dedicated server is required, collaborative visualizations across the web become easier to initiate and more spontaneous.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 June 2004
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5295, Visualization and Data Analysis 2004, (4 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.539226
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Yi Pan, Pace Univ. (United States)
Francis T. Marchese, Pace Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5295:
Visualization and Data Analysis 2004
Robert F. Erbacher; Philip C. Chen; Jonathan C. Roberts; Matti T. Gröhn; Katy Börner, Editor(s)

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