Springer, Dordrecht


332 Pages

ISBN 978-3-319-10189-7

Immersed in media

telepresence theory, measurement & technology

Edited by

Matthew Lombard, Frank Biocca, Jonathan Freeman , Wijnand IJsselsteijn, Rachel J Schaevitz

Highlights key research currently being undertaken within the field of telepresence, providing the most detailed account of the field to date, advancing our understanding of a fundamental property of all media - the illusion of presence; the sense of "being there" inside a virtual environment, with actual or virtual others. This collection has been put together by leading international scholars from America, Europe, and Asia. Together, they describe the state-of-the-art in presence theory, research and technology design for an advancedacademic audience.

Immersed in Media provides research that can help designers optimize presence for users of advanced media technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, collaborative social media, robotics, and artificial intelligence and lead us to better understand human cognition, emotion and behaviour.

Publication details

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-10190-3

Full citation:

Lombard, M. , Biocca, F. , Freeman, J. , IJsselsteijn, W. , Schaevitz, R.J. (eds) (2015). Immersed in media: telepresence theory, measurement & technology, Springer, Dordrecht.

Table of Contents

Defining presence

Lombard Matthew; Jones Matthew


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Waterworth John A.; Lindh Waterworth Eva; Riva Giuseppe


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Intention, action, self and other

Riva Giuseppe; Lindh Waterworth Eva; Waterworth John A.


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An action-based approach to presence

Gamberini Luciano; Spagnolli Anna


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Spatial presence theory

Hartmann Tilo; Wirth Werner; Klimmt Christoph; Vorderer Peter


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Ways to measure spatial presence

Laarni Jari; Ravaja Niklas; Saari Timo; Böcking Saskia; Hartmann Tilo


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An integrative approach to presence and self-motion perception research

Riecke Bernhard E.; Schulte-Pelkum Jörg


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Patterns of place

Smyth Michael; Benyon David; McCall Rod; Carroll Fiona; O'Neill Shaleph


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Presence-inducing media for mental health applications

Riva Giuseppe; Serino Silvia; Triberti Stefano; Baños Rosa; Mantovani Fabrizio


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