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    • Augmented learning roads for internet routing 

      McCaffery, John Philip; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus; Allison, Colin (IEEE, 2014-10) - Conference item
      As the Internet continues to establish itself as a utility, like power, transport or water, it becomes increasingly important to provide an engaging educational experience about its operation for students in related STEM ...
    • Exploring canons and cathedrals with Open Virtual Worlds : The recreation of St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Day, 1318 

      Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth; Fawcett, Richard; Miller, Alan Henry David; Sweetman, Rebecca Jane; Dow, Lisa; Campbell, Anne; Oliver, Iain Angus; McCaffery, John Philip; Allison, Colin (IEEE, 2013-10) - Conference item
      St Andrews Cathedral is located on the East Coast of Scotland. Construction started in 1160 and spanned Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles. It was consecrated in 1318, four years after the battle of Bannockburn in ...
    • Exploring heritage through time and space : Supporting community reflection on the highland clearances 

      McCaffery, John Philip; Miller, Alan Henry David; Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth; Dawson, Tom; Vermehren, Anna; Lefley, C; Strickland, K (IEEE, 2013-10) - Conference item
      On the two hundredth anniversary of the Kildonan clearances, when people were forcibly removed from their homes, the Timespan Heritage centre has created a program of community centred work aimed at challenging pre conceptions ...
    • From Metaverse to MOOC : Can the Cloud meet scalability challenges for Open Virtual Worlds? 

      Oliver, Iain Angus; Miller, Alan Henry David; McCaffery, John Philip; Davies, Christopher John; Allison, Colin (iED, 2013-06) - Conference item
      The use of immersive 3D virtual worlds for education continues to grow due to their potential for creating innovative learning environments and their enormous popularity with students. However, scalability remains a major ...
    • Growing the use of Virtual Worlds in education : an OpenSim perspective 

      Allison, Colin; Campbell, Anne; Davies, Christopher John; Dow, Lisa; Kennedy, Sarah; McCaffery, John Philip; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus; Perera, Galhenage Indika Udaya Shantha (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Departamento de Ingeniería Telemática, 2012-11-25) - Conference item
      The growth in the range of disciplines that Virtual Worlds support for educational purposes is evidenced by recent applications in the fields of cultural heritage, humanitarian aid, space exploration, virtual laboratories ...
    • Immersive Installation: “A Virtual St Kilda” 

      McCaffery, John Philip; Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus; Watterson, A.; Allison, Colin (Springer, 2015) - Conference item
      This paper discusses a Virtual Histories project, which developed a digital reconstruction of St Kilda. St Kilda is the most remote and western part of the United Kingdom. It was evacuated in the 1930s and lay empty for ...
    • Living history with Open Virtual Worlds : Reconstructing St Andrews Cathedral as a stage for historic narrative 

      Kennedy, Sarah; Dow, Lisa; Oliver, Iain Angus; Sweetman, Rebecca Jane; Miller, Alan Henry David; Campbell, Anne; Davies, Christopher John; McCaffery, John Philip; Allison, Colin; Green, Daryl; Luxford, Julian Marcus; Fawcett, Richard (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Departamento de Ingeniería Telemática, 2012-12) - Conference item
      St Andrews Cathedral is located on the East Coast of Scotland, construction started in 1160 and spanned Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles. It was consecrated in 1318, four years after the battle of Bannockburn in ...
    • Measuring server QoS in open virtual worlds : relating QoS to QoE for OpenSim Servers on the Hyper-GRID 

      Miller, Alan Henry David; McCaffery, John Philip; Allison, Colin; Dow, Lisa; Oliver, Iain Angus (IEEE, 2014-06-30) - Conference item
      To understand the performance of networked computer systems it is necessary to consider client, server and network components. Virtual Worlds are resource intensive interactive systems. As such they are liable to degradations ...
    • Towards the 3D Web with Open Simulator 

      Oliver, Iain Angus; Miller, Alan Henry David; Allison, Colin; Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth; Dow, Lisa; Campbell, Anne; Davies, Christopher John; McCaffery, John Philip (IEEE, 2013-03-25) - Conference item
      Continuing advances and reduced costs in computational power, graphics processors and network bandwidth have led to 3D immersive multi-user virtual worlds becoming increasingly accessible while offering an improved and ...
    • A virtual museum installation for virtual time travel 

      Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus; McCaffery, John Philip; Cassidy, Catherine Anne; Clemens, Jo; Vermehren, Anna (Springer, 2017-06-07) - Conference item
      This work discusses the methodology for the design, development and deployment of a virtual 19th-century Fish Curing Yard as an immersive museum installation. The museum building now occupies the same space where the curing ...