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What is Linden Dollar

Handbook of Research on Teaching With Virtual Environments and AI
The Linden Dollar (L $) is the virtual currency used as a bargaining chip in the Second Life economy.
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Non-Verbal Communication Language in Virtual Worlds
Ivonne Citarella (National Research Council, Italy)
Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 22
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-7638-0.ch017
Over the years, the virtual space has been changing, and the skills acquired by users have been improved, and the avatars, as well as the settings, have graphically become more and more sophisticated. In virtual reality, the avatar without an appropriate animation would move in jerks in a disharmonious way similar to a robot, but endowing it with a particular postural animation, you make a conscious choice of what information you want to transfer with its appearance and its posture. In recent years, research has focused on the study of communication and its importance. The purpose of this contribution is to analyze the animations present in Second Life trying to trace a socio-psychological picture of the non-verbal communication process in a virtual environment.
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Virtual Learning Environments for a New Teaching Methodology
(Abbreviated L $) is the currency in force in the world of SecondLife® and with it take place most of the transactions carried out within this virtual world.
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