4:3 – MPEG-V and Other Standards

Volume 4, Number 3 (2011):

MPEG-V and Other Standards

The editorial team for this issue includes:

Jean H.A. Gelissen, Philips Research, Netherlands
Marius Preda, Insitut TELECOM, France
Samuel Cruz-Lara, LORIA (UMR 7503) / University of Lorraine, France
Yesha Sivan, Metaverse Labs and the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, Israel

This issue focuses on standards for virtual worlds, with special relation to MPEG-V, the ISO standard for connecting within virtual worlds as well as to real worlds.

Original Call: CFP: MPEG-V and Other Standards.

Managing Editor Corner

Managing Editor’s Corner: Celebrating Four Years and Planning for the Next

Yesha Y. Sivan

Issue Editors’ Corner

Issue Editors’ Corner: The Current and Future Angles of Standards

Jean H.A. Gelissen, Marius Preda, Samuel Cruz-Lara, Yesha Y. Sivan

Research Papers

The Metaverse1 Case: Historical Review of Making One Virtual Worlds Standard (MPEG-V)

Jean H.A. Gelissen, Yesha Y. Sivan

Standards in Virtual Worlds Virtual Travel Use Case Metaverse1 Project

José Manuel Cabello, José María Franco, Antonio Collado, Jordi Janer, Samuel Cruz-Lara, David Oyarzun, Albert Armisen, Roland Geraerts

Teleportation of Objects between Virtual Worlds: Use Case: Exer-gaming

Marco Otte, Loren Roosendaal, Johan F. Hoorn

Assistive Technology Interoperability between Virtual and Real Worlds

Alice Krueger, Margaret Grace Stineman

Associating Automatic Natural Language Processing to Serious Games and Virtual Worlds

Treveur Bretaudière, Samuel Cruz-Lara, Lina María Rojas Barahona

Improving Reusability of Assets for Virtual Worlds while Preserving 3D Formats Features

Rozenn Bouville Berthelot, Thierry Duval, Jérôme Royan, Bruno Arnaldi

Virtual Hybrid Communications – A Telecom Infrastructure for the Metaverse

Vincent Verdot, Adel Saidi

Modeling the Metaverse: A Theoretical Model of Effective Team Collaboration in 3D Virtual Environments

Sarah van der Land, Alexander P. Schouten, Bart van den Hooff, Frans Feldberg