The Mental Vision framework - A platform for teaching, practicing and researching with computer graphics and virtual reality

Despite the wide amount of computer graphics frameworks and solutions available, it is still difficult to find a perfect one fitting at the same time many constraints, like pedagogical intents and user-friendliness or speed with high rendering quality and portability. In this article we describe our contribution to the topic: the Mental Vision platform. Mental Vision is a framework composed of a teaching/research oriented graphics engine simplifying the users needs in computer visualization and a set of corollary tools specifically designed for practicing and learning of computer graphics and virtual reality. In this dissertation we explain our approach design and the contribution brought into a series of study cases to show how concretely Mental Vision satisfies existing needs not addressed by other solutions.


Published in:
Transactions On Edutainment I, 5080, 242-260
Presented at:
3rd International Conference on E-Learning and Games, Nanjing, PEOPLES R CHINA, Jun 25-28, 2008
Year:
2008
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, Ms Ingrid Cunningham, 175 Fifth Ave, New York, Ny 10010 Usa
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