Journal of Applied Science and Engineering

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Huan-Chao Keh1 and Yang Wang This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.1

1Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taiwan 251, R.O.C.


Received: February 13, 2006
Accepted: March 28, 2006
Publication Date: December 1, 2006

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A sporting event is not only a commercial activity in the modern era; it is also an expression of pushing the human mental and physical strength to the extreme. Virtual reality training has been widely applied in the sporting arena. For a long time, “How to transform training into something more realistic and intellectual” is something scholars have strived to achieve. The hope is to input most direct information that call physiological data during a real fight into virtual avatar used in training through the Psychophysiology study method, to more precisely aid in “thinking”. The focus of this research aims to establish a linking model to connect the physiological data and the decision-making mechanism. This research covers two major scopes: psychophysiology and decision-making. Study results enable smart and highly versatile virtual avatar, which in turn greatly increase training result effectiveness.

Keywords: Virtual Reality, Virtual Avatar, Human Thinking, Eye Tracking, Psychophysiology, Decision Making


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