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virtual reality

[vur′cho̅o̅·əl]
a system of computer-generated, three-dimensional, imaginary environments with which a person can subjectively interact. Examples include medical research to monitor brain activity in the hippocampus of subjects trying to solve maze problems. It is also used for simulations and gaming.
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We are invited, like Neo and company, to enter a computed artificial reality and engage in fighting anthropomorphic programs, otherwise known as agents, using kung-fu, special moves and bullet time.
Undoubtedly we will be using artificial reality in time to "feel" during training, during comprehensive indexing, or in describing a perception translated into cognition.
TO keep the humans' brains happy, they are plugged into an artificial reality - the Matrix.
To keep human brains active and happy, everyone is plugged into The Matrix, an artificial reality that looks just like the present day.
In trying to develop Du Lac into this sort of artificial reality, this environment that's just so hyper-controlled, there were a couple of models that we could go for,'' co-director Vicky Jenson explains.
Meetings and emailings with authors and guest editors over the past several months culminated in a long list of potential catchalls, including combinations of artificial reality, ubiquitous computing, embodied virtuality, embedded environments and augmented reality.
Says Krueger, "VIDEOPLACE is an artificial reality in which the laws of cause and effect are composed by the artist.
Similarly, the vision of an artificial world in which the body controls computers through video techniques has been pursued by Myron Kreuger, Artificial Reality Corporation, for over 25 years.
When I further noticed that live video images could be manipulated like graphic elements and could be subjected to composable physics, I coined the term artificial reality to describe the ultimate expression of the new medium (Figure 3).