Human-Computer Interaction

Effects of personalized avatars


Description

Background

Embodied Interfaces are a future prospect of Human-Computer interaction. This project or thesis explores psychophysical effects of avatars, virtual replicas of users in Virtual Reality. The goal of the project is to generate avatars using the state-of-the-art photogrammetry equipment of the EmbodimentLab and to change specific avatar aspects like look, size, or even gender and to test the effects these changes will have on the users controlling the avatars.

Tasks

The project has the following goals:

The project will focus on the following tasks:

Prerequisites


Contact Persons at the University Würzburg

Andrea Bartl (Primary Contact Person)
Mensch-Computer-Interaktion, Universität Würzburg
andrea.bartl@uni-wuerzburg.de

Marc Erich Latoschik
Mensch-Computer-Interaktion, Universität Würzburg
marc.latoschik@uni-wuerzburg.de

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