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    • Adaptive network traffic management for multi user virtual environments 

      Oliver, Iain Angus (University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis
      Multi User Virtual Environments (MUVE) are a new class of Internet application with a significant user base. This thesis adds to our understanding of how MUVE network traffic fits into the mix of Internet traffic, and how ...
    • 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 ...
    • A case study in user support for managing OpenSim based multi user learning environments 

      Perera, Galhenage Indika Udaya Shantha; Miller, Alan Henry David; Allison, Colin (2017) - Journal article
      Immersive 3D Multi User Learning Environments (MULE) have shown sufficient success to warrant their consideration as a mainstream educational paradigm. These are based on 3D Multi User Virtual Environment platforms (MUVE), ...
    • A digital museum infrastructure for preserving community collections from climate change 

      Cassidy, Catherine Anne; Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus (Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, 2017-07-01) - Conference item
      Climate change poses a real and present threat to cultural heritage. Responses to climate change have focussed on strategies for prevention and physical protection. Developments in technology have made possible a new type ...
    • Digitally enhanced community rescue archaeology 

      Dawson, Tom; Oliver, Iain Angus; Miller, Alan Henry David; Vermehren, Anna; Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth (IEEE, 2013-10) - Conference item
      Coastal erosion is causing the destruction of archaeological sites around the world. The problem is particularly grave in Scotland, where storms can cause many meters of land to be lost in a single event. Archaeological ...
    • Enabling exploratory learning through virtual fieldwork 

      Getchell, Kristoffer M. (University of St Andrews, 2010-06-23) - Thesis
      This dissertation presents a framework which supports a group-based exploratory approach to learning and integrates 3D gaming methods and technologies with an institutional learning environment. This provides learners ...
    • An energy aware protocol for cyclic monitoring wireless sensor networks 

      Khemapech, Ittipong; Miller, Alan Henry David; Duncan, Ishbel Mary Macdonald (IEEE, 2013) - Conference item
      The Power & Reliability Aware Protocol (PoRAP) has been developed to provide efficient communication by means of energy conservation without sacrificing reliability. This has been achieved using direct communication, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fidelity perception of 3D models on the web 

      Bakri, Hussein; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus (Springer, 2018) - Conference item
      Cultural heritage artefacts act as a gateway helping people learn about their social traditions and history. However, preserving these artefacts faces many difficulties, including potential destruction or damage from global ...
    • 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 ...
    • HTTP/2 and QUIC for virtual worlds and the 3D Web? 

      Bakri, Hussein; Allison, Colin; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus (Elsevier, 2015-08-17) - Conference item
      The continuing advances in computer graphics and Internet bandwidths are supporting a gradual convergence between multi-user virtual worlds (MUVW), such as Second Life and OpenSim (SL/OS), and the nascent 3D Web. However, ...
    • 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 ...
    • The making and evaluation of Picts and Pixels : mixed exhibiting in the real and the unreal 

      Cassidy, Catherine Anne; Fabola, Adeola Ezekiel; Rhodes, Elizabeth Gabriel Sarah; Miller, Alan Henry David (Springer, 2018) - Conference item
      Museums publicly display collections in a physical space to relay narratives and concepts to their audiences. Progressive technologies in an exhibition can bring in varying demographics and gather higher footfall for a ...
    • Managed Learning in 3D Multi User Virtual Environments 

      Perera, I.; Allison, C.; Nicoll, J.; Sturgeon, T.; Miller, Alan Henry David (2010-12-01) - Journal article
      Maintaining student engagement is a major concern in higher education, especially when concepts become more sophisticated and coursework becomes more complex. Shared online virtual worlds are attractive in that they have ...
    • Managing humanitarian emergencies : Teaching and learning with a virtual humanitarian disaster tool 

      Ajinomoh, Olatokunbo; Miller, Alan Henry David; Dow, Lisa; Gordon-Gibson, Alasdair; Burt, Eleanor (SciTePress, 2012) - Conference item
      The importance of specialist intervention in the form of humanitarian aid from governments, NGOs and other aid agencies during a humanitarian emergency cannot be over-emphasised. Humanitarian aid is the assistance provided ...
    • 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 ...
    • Mobile cross reality for cultural heritage 

      Davies, Christopher John; Miller, Alan Henry David; Allison, Colin (IEEE, 2013-10) - Conference item
      Widespread adoption of smartphones and tablets has enabled people to multiplex their physical reality, where they engage in face-to-face social interaction, with Web-based social networks and apps, whilst emerging 3D Web ...