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VMG at Cyberworlds 2013

Cyberworlds 2013

PhD student Helen Miles recently presented a full paper at the 2013 International Conference on Cyberworlds. The conference was held at the Hiyoshi Campus of Keio University in the city of Yokohama, Japan from the 21–23rd of October.

Keynote talks were delivered by Professor Susumu Tachi of Keio University, who discussed the history of virtual reality and telexistence and the work done at the university; Ed Chi of Google Research, who talked about his work on the analysis of social networks; and Professor Daniel Cohen-Or of Tel Aviv University who talked about inspiring modelling, and whether a computer can be creative. There were 49 papers presented in the main track, and an additional 12 papers presented in the special session on Art, Design and Virtual Worlds.

Helen successfully presented her paper titled “Investigation of a Virtual Environment for Rugby Skills Training” in the main track e-life session of the conference, describing a distance perception experiment recently carried out at Aix-Marseille University.


  1. H. C. Miles et al., “Investigation of a virtual environment for rugby skills training,” in Cyberworlds (CW), 2013 International Conference on, 2013, pp. 56–63.   [bib]