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Exploring the Metaverse: Challenges and Applications

Deepika Koundal

The Metaverse is an emerging technology that has the potential to transform the way we interact, work, and play. Exploring the Metaverse: Challenges and Applications explores the various applications and challenges facing the metaverse, from privacy and security concerns to questions about the economy and ethical considerations. Drawing on insights from experts in technology, ethics, and economics, the authors provide a comprehensive overview of the metaverse and its potential implications. Through a series of engaging essays and thought-provoking case studies, they examine the complex issues facing the metaverse, such as the role of virtual identity, the impact on social interactions, and the potential for addiction. They also explore potential solutions to these challenges, from technological innovations to policy interventions.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Academic Press
  • Publish Date: Nov 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 280
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780443241321
  • Categories: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)User Interfaces

About the Author

Koundal, Deepika: - Dr. Deepika Koundal is currently associated with the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. She has 12 years of teaching and research experience at many reputed Universities of India. She received her Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India and subsequently her Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Computer Science & Engineering from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. Her Ph.D. thesis is focused on Automated delineation of thyroid nodules in Ultrasound Images. She is actively pursuing research in Medical Image Processing. She is the awardee of Research excellence award given by Chitkara University in 2019. She also received the recognition and honorary membership from Neutrosophic Science Association from University of Mexico for her outstanding publication. She has published more than 30 research articles in reputed SCI and Scopus indexed journals and conferences.
Kumar, Naveen: - Dr Naveen Kuman is an Assistant Professor in the School of Design, UPES, Dehradun, India, where he is Principal Investigator at the Users Cognitive Load Centric Design Lab. He did his PhD in Human-Computer Interaction at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and Postdoc in AR/VR based interface design from GNU, South Korea. His research focuses on measurement of cognitive load caused by complex user interface designs for smart factory (Industry 4.0). He has developed a design methodology to physiologically assess the cognitive load using brain signals and eye related data, and his research goal is to make tangible and virtual interfaces, systems and devices better based on the theories and methodologies of Human Factors and Human-Computer Interaction, especially in the fields of smart factory, VR/AR, and healthcare products. He has published 20 + articles in journals, international and national conferences. He has two national and two international awards in the field of HCI and product design. One patent in healthcare domain. He has total of 12 years of industry, research and teaching experience