Nobuyoshi Terashima (Waseda University, Japan)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-561-0.ch053


On the Internet, a cyberspace is created where people communicate together usually by using textual messages. Therefore, they cannot see together in the cyberspace. Whenever they communicate, it is desirable for them to see together as if they were gathered at the same place. To achieve this, various kinds of concepts have been proposed such as a collaborative environment, tele-immersion, and telepresence (Sherman & Craig, 2003).

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