Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

C. Bichlmeier, E. Euler, T. Blum, N. Navab
Evaluation of the Virtual Mirror as a Navigational Aid for Augmented Reality Driven Minimally Invasive Procedures
The 9th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, Seoul, Korea, Oct. 13 - 16, 2010. The original publication is available online at (bib)

The paper presents a user study investigating perceptual effects of a virtual mirror being used as a tangible interactive tool in a medical Augmented Reality scenario. In particular, we evaluated whether an additional perspective provided by the virtual mirror supports instrument guidance in terms of precision and straightness. 31 participants were asked to navigate an endoscopic instrument in a simulated minimally invasive port setting. Results show a significant higher precision of instrument guidance when a virtual mirror provides additional views of the target region.
This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each authors copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.

Edit | Attach | Refresh | Diffs | More | Revision r1.13 - 30 Jan 2019 - 15:16 - LeslieCasas

Lehrstuhl für Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality    rss.gif