SIGGRAPH 2004 - The 31st international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques
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Tuesday, 10 August
8:30 - 10:15 am
Room 511AB
Session Chair: Leo Hourvitz, Maxis/EA

Abstract Virtual Environments for Assessing Cognitive Abilities
Design and pilot testing of abstract virtual environments for evaluating decision-making in neurologically impaired subjects. Preliminary results are promising, suggesting further exploration of VEs for assessing cognitive abilities.

Matthew Rizzo
University of Iowa
matthew-rizzo (at)

Joan Severson
Digital Artefacts
Interactive American Sign Language Dictionary
A PC-based American Sign Language-to-English dictionary that interacts with the user by means of a gestural interface: an AcceleGlove and a two-link arm skeleton.

Jose L. Hernandez-Rebollar
The George Washington University
jreboll (at)

Erick Mendez
The George Washington University
Interactive Visualization of Exceptionally Complex Industrial CAD Datasets
Interactively visualizing extremely large datasets using ray tracing. As a demonstration, a 350-million-triangle Boeing 777 model is rendered at several frames per second.

Andreas Dietrich
Universität des Saarlandes
dietrich (at)

Philipp Slusallek
Universität des Saarlandes

Ingo Wald
Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
Computer-Linked Autofabricated 3D Models for Teaching Structural Biology
An AR system that allows virtual 3D molecular computational models to be overlaid onto tangible representations of molecules to enhance their semantic content and show dynamic properties.

Arthur Olson
The Scripps Research Institute
olson (at)

Alexandre Gillet
David Goodsell
Michel Sanner
Daniel Stoffler
The Scripps Research Institute

Suzanne Weghorst
William Winn
University of Washington

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