Applications of Virtual Reality

Readings

Vince, J. & Earnshaw, R. (eds.) (1999). Virtual Worlds on the Internet. IEEE/Computer Society.

Loeffler, C.E. & Anderson, T. (eds.) (1994). The Virtual Reality Casebook. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Chorafas, D.N & Steinmann, H. (1995). Virtual Reality: Practical Applications in Business and Industry. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

[All three books are somewhat dated now, but still offer some interesting and innovative examples of early applications of VR, the former in culture and the arts, the latter in busines and industry.]

See also listings at:
'VRMLWorks: VRML Galleries and Worlds' for specifically VRML applications in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, archaeology, palaeontology, geoscience, political science, aerospace, and many other fields
http://vrmlworks.crispen.org/worlds.html

http://ksi.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/courses/547-95/poncsak/c547.html for a text listing of application areas