Symposium on Applied Perception in Graphics and Visualization 2008

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Virtual Environments I: Depth Perception

The Effects of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Motion Parallax on Egocentric Depth Perception
J. Adam Jones (Mississippi State University), J. Edward Swan II (Mississippi State University), Gurjot Singh (Mississippi State University), Eric Kolstad (Mississippi State University), Stephen R. Ellis (NASA Ames Research Center)
HMD Calibration and its Effects on Distance Judgments
Scott A. Kuhl (University of Utah), William B. Thompson (University of Utah), Sarah H. Creem-Regehr (University of Utah)
Misperceptions in Stereoscopic Displays: A Vision Science Perspective
Robert T. Held (University of California, Berkeley), Martin S. Banks (University of California, Berkeley)

Attention and Eye Tracking

Fixation-Identification in Dynamic Scenes: Comparing an Automated Algorithm to Manual Coding
Susan M. Munn (Rochester Institute of Technology), Leanne Stefano (Rochester Institute of Technology), Jeff B. Pelz (Rochester Institute of Technology)
A Psychophysical Study of Fixation Behavior in a Computer Game
Veronica Sundstedt (University of Bristol), Efstathios Stavrakis (REVES-INRIA), Michael Wimmer (Vienna University of Technology), Erik Reinhard (University of Bristol)
Improving Search Task Performance Using Subtle Gaze Direction
Ann McNamara (St Louis University), Reynold Bailey (Rochester Institute of Technology), Cindy Grimm (Washington University in St. Louis)

Faces, Characters, Crowds

Probing Dynamic Human Facial Action Recognition from the Other Side of the Meannew
Cristóbal Curio (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics), Martin A. Giese (University Clinic Tübingen), Martin Breidt (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics), Mario Kleiner (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics), Heinrich H. Bülthoff (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics)
Evaluating the Emotional Content of Human Motions on Real and Virtual Characters
Rachel McDonnell (Trinity College Dublin), Sophie Jörg (Trinity College Dublin), Joanna McHugh (Trinity College Dublin), Fiona Newell (Trinity College Dublin), Carol O’Sullivan (Trinity College Dublin)
Perceptual Evaluation of Position and Orientation Context Rules for Pedestrian Formations
Cathy Ennis (Trinity College Dublin), Christopher Peters (University of Paris 8), Carol O’Sullivan (Trinity College Dublin)

Image Processing and Rendering

Brightness of the Glare Illusion
Akiko Yoshida (MPI Informatik), Matthias Ihrke (BCCN Göttingen), Rafal Mantiuk (MPI Informatik and University of British Columbia), Hans-Peter Seidel (MPI Informatik)
Quantifying Usability in Secure Graphics: Assessing the User Costs of Protecting 3D Content
Jiajun Zhu (University of Virginia), Jonathan Z. Bakdash (University of Virginia), David Koller (University of Virginia), Thomas Banton (University of Virginia), Dennis R. Proffitt (University of Virginia), Greg Humphreys (University of Virginia)
Perception-Motivated Interpolation of Image Sequences
Timo Stich (Technische Universität Braunschweig), Christian Linz (Technische Universität Braunschweig), Christian Wallraven (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics), Douglas Cunningham (Universtiy of Tübingen), Marcus Magnor (Technische Universität Braunschweig)


Perceptual Evaluation of Cartoon Physics: Accuracy, Attention, Appeal
Marcos Garcia (Trinity College Dublin), John Dingliana (Trinity College Dublin), Carol O’Sullivan (Trinity College Dublin)
Effect of Scenario on Perceptual Sensitivity to Errors in Animation
Paul S. A. Reitsma (Trinity College Dublin), Carol O’Sullivan (Trinity College Dublin)

Lighting, Shading, and Textures

Shape-Dependent Gloss Correction
Peter Vangorp (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Philip Dutré (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
On Optimal Resampling of View and Illumination Dependent Textures
Jirí Filip (Heriot-Watt University), Michael J. Chantler (Heriot-Watt University), Michal Haindl (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)
The Assumed Light Direction for Perceiving Shape from Shading
James P. O’Shea (University of California, Berkeley), Martin S. Banks (University of California, Berkeley), Maneesh Agrawala (University of California, Berkeley)

Virtual Environments II: Motion

The Perceptual Influences on Gait Transition of Step Parameters and Optic Flow in Virtual Environment Locomotion Simulators
Huan Dong (University of Cambridge), Adar Pelah (University of York), Jonathan Cameron (University of Cambridge), Joan Lasenby (University of Cambridge)
Auditory Self-motion Illusions ("Circular Vection") can be Facilitated by Vibrations and the Potential for Actual Motion
Bernhard E. Riecke (Vanderbilt University), Daniel Feuereissen (Vanderbilt University), John J. Rieser (Vanderbilt University)
Sensitivity to Scene Motion for Phases of Head Yaws
Jason Jerald (University of North Carolina), Tabitha Peck (University of North Carolina), Frank Steinicke (University of Münster), Mary Whitton (University of North Carolina)


Ensemble-Space Visualization Improves Perception of 3D State of Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Israel Huff (University of Tennessee), Chris Weigle (University of Tennessee and Joint Institute for Computational Sciences), David C. Banks (University of Tennessee and Joint Institute for Computational Sciences)
Neural Modeling of Flow Rendering Effectiveness
Daniel Pineo (University of New Hampshire), Colin Ware (University of New Hampshire)
Comprehending Boolean Queries
Jiwen Huo (University of Waterloo), William Cowan (University of Waterloo)