Cilt 3, Sayı 8, Sayfalar 251 - 260 2017-08-31

AUGMENTED REALITY-ASSISTED NAVIGATION IN A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS

Vassiliki Kokorogianni [1] , Evi Papaioannou [2] , Christos Kaklamanis [3]

16 42

Augmented reality, AR in short, refers to the integration of digital information, like text, multimedia content, GPS data, etc, with the real-world user environment in real time. In this way, as the term implies, the existing, perceived environment is augmented by computer-generated sensory input overlaid in the form of new, complementary information on top of it. Augmented reality differs from virtual reality in the sense that it does not induce a new artificial environment but it enhances existing reality with additional elements of information – real or virtual - of relative semantic content.

Augmented reality was initially used in the context of military, medical and industrial applications, but soon its use expanded into several additional areas including entertainment and games, education, culture, architecture and construction, commerce, advertising. Sophisticated augmented reality applications utilize advanced technologies like computer vision and object/gesture recognition so that users can interact or even digitally alter their real environment. However, simpler augmented reality applications for smartphones exploit GPS and compass functionalities for determining user location and orientation and by means of an augmented reality “marker” they project digital information on the display of the user device.

In this work, we present MyARCampus, an augmented reality application for mobile handheld devices, like mobile phones or tablets. MyARCampus uses image recognition techniques for context awareness and aims to facilitate student life within a university campus. In particular, our application provides detailed information about course timetables for classrooms as well as detailed information about bus timetables for bus-stops located within the Patras University Campus and can be easily extended to cover additional points of interest. Such information is usually provided in the form of printed, static announcements. However, updates and changes are rarely included timely in these printouts. Using MyARCampus, students can obtain anytime useful information about classroom and bus timetables which can highly facilitate course attendance and transportation within the campus and provide invaluable support for efficient schedule organization and management. Furthermore, such an application can be extremely useful, especially in the cases of users who do not speak the local language or do not even understand the signs that are distributed in the deployment location.

Augmented reality,application,course and bus timetables,campus
  • Azuma, R.T. (1997). A Survey of Augmented Reality. Presence, vol. 6, no 4, pp. 355-385, MIT Press. Azuma, R., Baillot, Y., Behringer, R., Feiner, S., Julier, S., and MacIntyre, B. (2001). Recent advances in augmented reality. Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE, vol. 21, no 6, pp. 34–47. Billinghurst, M., Clark, A., and Lee, G. (2014). A Survey of Augmented Reality. Foundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction, vol. 8, no. 2-3, pp. 73–272. Brooks, F. P., Jr. (1996). The computer scientist as toolsmith II. Communications of the ACM, vol. 39, no 3, pp. 61-68. Carmigniani, J., Furht, B., Anisetti, M., Ceravolo, P., Damiani, E., and Ivkovic, M. (2011). Augmented reality technologies, systems and applications. Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 51, no 1, pp. 341-377. Chatzigiannakis, I., Mylonas, G., Vitaletti, A. (2011). Urban pervasive applications: Challenges, scenarios and case studies. Computer Science Review, vol 5, no 1, pp. 103-118. Kasapakis, V., Gavalas, D. (2017). Occlusion handling in outdoors augmented reality games. Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 76, no 7, pp. 9829-9854. Sutherland, I. E. (1964). Sketch pad a man-machine graphical communication system. In Proceedings of the SHARE Design Automation Workshop, ACM, pp. 6–329. Sutherland, I. E. (1968). A head-mounted three dimensional display. In Proceedings of the 1968 Fall joint Computer Conference (AFIPS), part I, ACM, pp. 757–764. van Krevelen, D.W.F. and Poelman, R. (2010). A Survey of Augmented Reality Technologies, Applications and Limitations. International Journal of Virtual Reality, vol 9, no 2, pp. 1-20. Zhou, F., Been-Lirn Duh, H., and Billinghurst, M. (2008). Trends in augmented reality tracking, interaction and display: A review of ten years of ismar. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 193–202.
Konular Sosyal ve Beşeri Bilimler
Dergi Bölümü Makaleler
Yazarlar

Yazar: Vassiliki Kokorogianni
E-posta: kokorogian@ceid.upatras.gr
Ülke: Greece


Yazar: Evi Papaioannou
E-posta: papaioan@ceid.upatras.gr
Ülke: Greece


Yazar: Christos Kaklamanis
E-posta: kakl@ceid.upatras.gr
Ülke: Greece


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { ijaedu336213, journal = {International E-Journal of Advances in Education}, issn = {}, address = {OCERINT International Organization Center of Academic Research}, year = {2017}, volume = {3}, pages = {251 - 260}, doi = {10.18768/ijaedu.336213}, title = {AUGMENTED REALITY-ASSISTED NAVIGATION IN A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {Kokorogianni, Vassiliki and Papaioannou, Evi and Kaklamanis, Christos} }
APA Kokorogianni, V , Papaioannou, E , Kaklamanis, C . (2017). AUGMENTED REALITY-ASSISTED NAVIGATION IN A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS. International E-Journal of Advances in Education, 3 (8), 251-260. DOI: 10.18768/ijaedu.336213
MLA Kokorogianni, V , Papaioannou, E , Kaklamanis, C . "AUGMENTED REALITY-ASSISTED NAVIGATION IN A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS". International E-Journal of Advances in Education 3 (2017): 251-260 <http://ijaedu.ocerintjournals.org/issue/31031/336213>
Chicago Kokorogianni, V , Papaioannou, E , Kaklamanis, C . "AUGMENTED REALITY-ASSISTED NAVIGATION IN A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS". International E-Journal of Advances in Education 3 (2017): 251-260
RIS TY - JOUR T1 - AUGMENTED REALITY-ASSISTED NAVIGATION IN A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AU - Vassiliki Kokorogianni , Evi Papaioannou , Christos Kaklamanis Y1 - 2017 PY - 2017 N1 - doi: 10.18768/ijaedu.336213 DO - 10.18768/ijaedu.336213 T2 - International E-Journal of Advances in Education JF - Journal JO - JOR SP - 251 EP - 260 VL - 3 IS - 8 SN - -2411-1821 M3 - doi: 10.18768/ijaedu.336213 UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.18768/ijaedu.336213 Y2 - 2017 ER -
EndNote %0 International E-Journal of Advances in Education AUGMENTED REALITY-ASSISTED NAVIGATION IN A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS %A Vassiliki Kokorogianni , Evi Papaioannou , Christos Kaklamanis %T AUGMENTED REALITY-ASSISTED NAVIGATION IN A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS %D 2017 %J International E-Journal of Advances in Education %P -2411-1821 %V 3 %N 8 %R doi: 10.18768/ijaedu.336213 %U 10.18768/ijaedu.336213