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Thesis Info

LABS ID
00177
Title
Telepresence: interaction and interfaces
Author
Yara Rondon Guasque Araujo
2nd Author
3rd Author
Degree
PhD
Year
Number of Pages
252
University
Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - PUCSP
Thesis Supervisor
Artur Matuck
Supervisor e-mail
Other Supervisor(s)
Frank Biocca
Language(s) of Thesis
Portuguese
Department / Discipline
Communication and Semiotics
Languages Familiar to Author
Portuguese, English, German, Spanish
URL where full thesis can be found
Keywords
telepresence; interfaces; interaction
Abstract: 200-400 words
Telepresence depends on a dialogical communication, which allows interaction to occur in real time in its different levels: from the proprioceptive level until the linguistic. The interaction between operator and apparatus in telepresence differs from the interactivity of videogames and must be theorized separately. The telepresence design should give priority to the proprioceptive communication than the linguistic and to consider the communication between the species. The state-of-the-art of the research consists in building a more robust theory with measurements, which will differ telepresence from virtual reality, since definitions like “being