Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

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Dr Colin Allison

Dr Colin Allison

Position: Reader

Research profile

Email (@st-andrews.ac.uk): ca

Office: JC0.12 - Jack Cole Building, North Haugh

Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 3239

Home page: http://colin.host.cs.st-andrews.ac.uk

Recent Publications

A view from the hill: Where cross reality meets virtual worlds

Davies, CJ , Miller, AHD & Allison, C 2014, ' A view from the hill: Where cross reality meets virtual worlds '. in Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, VRST. pp. 213.

User support for managed immersive education: an evaluation of in-world training for OpenSim

Perera, GIUS, Meedeniya, D , Allison, C & Miller, A 2014, ' User support for managed immersive education: an evaluation of in-world training for OpenSim ' Journal of Universal Computer Science , vol 20, no. 12, pp. 1690-1707.

Measuring server QoS in open virtual worlds: relating QoS to QoE for OpenSim Servers on the Hyper-GRID

Exploring canons and cathedrals with Open Virtual Worlds: The recreation of St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Day, 1318

Kennedy, SE , Fawcett, R , Miller, AHD , Sweetman, RJ , Dow, L , Campbell, A , Oliver, IA , McCaffery, JP & Allison, C 2013, ' Exploring canons and cathedrals with Open Virtual Worlds: The recreation of St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Day, 1318 '. in Digital Heritage International Congress (DigitalHeritage), 2013 . vol. 2, IEEE, pp. 273 - 280 , Digital Heritage International Congress 2013, Marseille, France, 28-1 November.

Mobile cross reality for cultural heritage

Davies, CJ , Miller, AHD & Allison, C 2013, ' Mobile cross reality for cultural heritage '. in Digital Heritage International Congress (DigitalHeritage), 2013 . vol. 1, IEEE, pp. 331 - 338 , Digital Heritage International Congress 2013, Marseille, France, 28-1 November.

From Metaverse to MOOC: Can the Cloud meet scalability challenges for Open Virtual Worlds?

Oliver, IA , Miller, AHD , McCaffery, JP, Davies, CJ & Allison, C 2013, ' From Metaverse to MOOC: Can the Cloud meet scalability challenges for Open Virtual Worlds? '. in Proceedings of the Immersive Education Summit Boston 2013. iED, iED 2013, Boston, United States, 3-6 June.

PolySocial reality for education: addressing the vacancy problem with Mobile Cross Reality

Allison, C , Davies, CJ & Miller, AHD 2013, ' PolySocial reality for education: addressing the vacancy problem with Mobile Cross Reality '. in Proceedings of the 8th Immersive Education Summit (iED 2013). iED 2013 Proceedings, Immersive Education Initiative, pp. 10-29, iED 2013, Boston, United States, 3-6 June.

Towards the 3D Web with Open Simulator

Oliver, IA , Miller, AHD , Allison, C , Kennedy, SE , Dow, L , Campbell, A , Davies, CJ & McCaffery, JP 2013, ' Towards the 3D Web with Open Simulator '. in L Barolli, F Xhafa, M Takizawa, T Enokido & H-H Hsu (eds), Proceedings of AINA 2013: The 27th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications. IEEE, Los Alamitos, CA, pp. 900-909, 27th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA) 2013, Barcelona, Spain, 25-28 March.

Getting Started in Immersive Education: the case for in-world training

Perera, GIUS , Allison, C & Miller, AHD 2013, ' Getting Started in Immersive Education: the case for in-world training '. in Proceedings of 3rd European Immersive Education Summit, London 2013.

User Training for 3D Virtual Worlds: An Evaluation of Training Approaches.

Perera, GIUS , Allison, C & Miller, AHD 2013, ' User Training for 3D Virtual Worlds: An Evaluation of Training Approaches. '. in Proceedings of UKSim: 15th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation.