The Annual International Conference on „Virtual and Augmented Reality in Education” (VARE2011)

Venue: Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

Location: Valmiera, Latvia

Event Date/Time: Mar 18, 2011 End Date/Time: Mar 18, 2011
Registration Date: Feb 24, 2011
Early Registration Date: Dec 24, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 17, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Mar 01, 2011
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Description

VARE 2011 is organized by the Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences in cooperation with the EEA and Norwegien Finansial Instruments project. VARE 2011 conference concentrates on applications of virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) for education and training. The audience of the conference includes users, vendors and scientists operating in different fields of economy. The aim of VARE 2011 is to set up an international network of different partners interested in international cooperation combining theoretical and practical aspects of VR/AR application in education and training.

The Annual International Conference on „Virtual and Augmented Reality in Education” (VARE 2011) will consist of the main conference track and the EEA and Norwegien Finansial Instruments project practical conference „VR/AR Applications in Training”. The main track is aimed at scientists, doctoral students and professionals. The practical conference will serve for demonstration of different applications, tools and techniques that would be expedient for vendors, engineers, students, e-professionals and other audience.

Conference topics include, but are not limited to:
•Virtual (VR), augmented (AR) and mixed (MR) reality environments development and use
•Immersive gaming and edutainment
•3D objects recognition and processing (geometric modeling, methods for modeling and rendering complex geometry, structure and behaviors)
•VR systems hardware and software
•Computer graphics and objects techniques (information and objects visualization and animation)
•Advanced display and immersive projection technology
•Multi-user and distributed VR systems
•Human-Computer Interaction (haptics, audio, and other visual and non-visual interfaces)
•Tracking & Sensing
•Modeling and simulation related to VR
•Presence and cognition technologies
•New century e-learning applications

Conference Language
English is the sole language for paper submission and presentation.

Venue

Cesu Street 4
Valmiera
Latvia
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