Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1386-5056(00)00100-3
Title: Virtual reality for relearning daily living skills
Authors: Gourlay, D. 
Lun, K.C. 
Lee, Y.N.
Tay, J.
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd
Source: Gourlay, D., Lun, K.C., Lee, Y.N., Tay, J. (2000). Virtual reality for relearning daily living skills. International Journal of Medical Informatics 60 (3) : 255-261. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1386-5056(00)00100-3
Abstract: The explosive increase in the power of computers has enabled the creation of fast, interactive 3D environments, sometimes called virtual reality (VR). This technology, often associated with arcade games, is increasingly being used for more serious applications. This paper describes research showing transfer of skills from a virtual environment to the real world. We then describe our VR authoring tool and an application to help cognitively impaired individuals relearn important daily living skills. Additionally we describe the development of a prototype networked system to enable a doctor to monitor remotely the rehabilitation of a group of patients. © 2000 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd.
The explosive increase in the power of computers has enabled the creation of fast, interactive 3D environments, sometimes called virtual reality (VR). This technology, often associated with arcade games, is increasingly being used for more serious applications. This paper describes research showing transfer of skills from a virtual environment to the real world. We then describe our VR authoring tool and an application to help cognitively impaired individuals relearn important daily living skills. Additionally we describe the development of a prototype networked system to enable a doctor to monitor remotely the rehabilitation of a group of patients.
Source Title: International Journal of Medical Informatics
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/31951
ISSN: 13865056
DOI: 10.1016/S1386-5056(00)00100-3
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