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Workshop on Virtual Worlds: Second Life and OpenSim (Nov. 8, 2011) UC Davis

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Workshop on Virtual Worlds: Second Life & OpenSim: simulations and research
Searching the peer reviewed literature across the disciplines (2 hours) with Bernadette Daly Swanson, MLIS (HVX Silverstar in Second Life and OSGrid (OpenSim grid).
MHI 289h 4 units: Virtual Reality, Simulation, and Robotics
with Alberto Odor, MD
Health Informatics Master's Program, University of California, Davis.
http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/informatics/masters/
Fall, 2011


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Workshop on Virtual Worlds: Second Life and OpenSim (Nov. 8, 2011) UC Davis

  1. 1. Workshop on Virtual Worlds: Second Life & OpenSim
  2. 2. Login & accept invitation Open your Second Life Viewer 2 & login!Open your Second Life Viewer 2 & login! • Login using same username & password (for creating your avatar) • Look for the IM & notifications icons (lower right side of screen) • Open invitation for UC Davis group – Click JOIN 3 ways to reach Davis Island (private)3 ways to reach Davis Island (private) • Teleport to Med Projects, Davis using landmark sent by HVX Silverstar • Search your INVENTORY for Med Projects, Davis • IM someone in group and ask for a teleport Video: joining UC Davis Private Group
  3. 3. US$ 1,398,663.00 Transactions in the past 24 hours
  4. 4. World Map available in Second Life Viewer (World | World map) or on the web. Mini local map also available in SL viewer. World Map
  5. 5. Buy Second Tours Landmarks for Zero Linden $ (free) Click to Buy Health & Medicine related landmarks (free)Click to Buy Health & Medicine related landmarks (free) Search your inventory to locate them (click to teleport using the landmark)
  6. 6. Instructions upon logging in
  7. 7. Virtual Worlds: simulations and research Simulations & Research
  8. 8. Virtual Worlds Second Life & the opensource OpenSimulator (OpenSim)
  9. 9. Journal of Virtual World Research Health & Healthcare (vol. 2, no. 2) Wikipedia & Journal of Virtual World Research
  10. 10. Persistent 3 Spaces
  11. 11. Over 22 million accounts (1 million in 2007)2626
  12. 12. www.gridsurvey.com www.gridsurvey.com
  13. 13. Simulating an area 2069.30 km2 =8 times the size of San Francisco www.gridsurvey.comwww.gridsurvey.com 2,043.412,043.41
  14. 14. 31,575 Regions!!68,248 Second Life Regions68,248 Second Life Regions
  15. 15. LSL script wiki C++ application on Linux OS / LSL & C# scripting on Mono68,248 Second Life Regions68,248 Second Life Regions
  16. 16. Server Architecture, 2009
  17. 17. Viewer & Server Stacks with Simulators
  18. 18. Opensource viewer
  19. 19. OpenSimulator
  20. 20. Second Life public grid and enterprise server in a box version
  21. 21. Host your own Opensimulator www.opensimulator.org
  22. 22. OpenSim on a USB drive (run on your own computer – not networked)
  23. 23. Workshop on Virtual Worlds: Second Life & OpenSim Ener Hax: I live in Science Land Blog 1. Yes : OpenSim on a USB drive 2. Download Christa Lopes’ Diva Distro : www.simonastick.com 3. Do Do it yourself with Roger
  24. 24. Hacking Microsoft’s Kinect & FAASTHacking Microsoft’s Kinect & FAAST (Flexible Action and Articulated Skeleton Toolkit) controlling avatars in Second Life and WoW USC Research by Skip Rizzo (PTSD, etc.) http://people.ict.usc.edu/~suma/papers/suma-vr2011-faast.pdf OpenNI - http://www.openni.org/
  25. 25. Projects Using Kinect & Second LifeProjects Using Kinect & Second Life University of Southern California, Institute for Creative TechnologiesUniversity of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies “Coming Home Project: Veterans(Second Life) Healing & PTSD Research Dr. Alfred “Skip” Rizzo Embodying an Avatar / Gesture & Emotion Transferance (Second Life)
  26. 26. UC Davis Research in Virtual WorldsUC Davis Research in Virtual Worlds Health Informatics & Psychiatry - PM Yellowlees, James N Cook, et. al.Health Informatics & Psychiatry - PM Yellowlees, James N Cook, et. al. PM Yellowlees, JN Cook.PM Yellowlees, JN Cook. Education about hallucinations using an internet virtual reality system: a qualitative suEducation about hallucinations using an internet virtual reality system: a qualitative su . Academic Psychiatry. 2006 Nov-Dec 2006, 30(6):534-9. Academic Psychiatry. 2006 Nov-Dec 2006, 30(6):534-9 Peter Yellowlees, James N. Cook, Shayna L. Marks, Daniel Wolfe, Elanor Mangin. Can virtual reality be used to conduct mass prophylaxis clinic training? A pilot progra . Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science. March 2008, 6(1): 36-44.
  27. 27. What is Hypergrid? <a href=“hgtp://otherworld.com@(0,2)Other World Gateway</a><a href=“hgtp://otherworld.com@(0,2)Other World Gateway</a>
  28. 28. What is Hypergrid? Latest article: via UC-eLinks for UC Davis students, staff and faculty with username & kerberos login ID Lopes, C.; , "Hypergrid: Architecture and Protocol for Virtual World Interoperability,” Internet Computing, IEEE , vol.15, no.5, pp.22-29, Sept.-Oct. 2011 doi: 10.1109/MIC.2011.77 and via web URL: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=5871570&isnumber=6015570
  29. 29. http://cgvw.ics.uci.edu/ http://cgvw.ics.uci.edu/
  30. 30. OpenSimulator (OpenSim) BioMedical & Rehabilitation Research OpenSimulator Research at Stanford http://opensim.stanford.edu National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research & SimTK Community – National NIH Center for Biomedical Computing
  31. 31. Build your own Slurl at www.slurl.com SLurl
  32. 32. The avatar will see you now – 24/7
  33. 33. Research in Virtual Worlds – see UC Davis Institutional Review Board IRB site at UC Davis
  34. 34. Collaboration across disciplines & peer reviewed journal literature
  35. 35. Education pre- conference www.slconvention.org Education pre-conference, annual Second Life Community Conference.
  36. 36. 2010 – Web Beta & MESH import from third party 3D programs or Google 3D Warehouse (Collada - .dae) files.
  37. 37. Getting into SL as guest using the web beta (Safari browser or Firefox, etc.)
  38. 38. Mesh file import on mesh beta grid
  39. 39. Technologies Forward.. What’s ahead? HTML5 demo – Try out some of the new features interactive browser support, video, 3D & data through APIs
  40. 40. MHI214 Class: The Internet & the future of patient care MHI214 Class, 2009- 2010 with UC Davis Extension
  41. 41. Searching for Virtual Palomar West hospital in Viewer 2 or at the Second Life website: www.secondlife.com Finding Virtual Palomar West hospital in the SL viewer search function
  42. 42. Building demo & rezzing 3D objects from inventory Visit the New Citizens Incorporated NCI Kuula: Help, classes, freebies and sandboxes for building Building demo & rezzing 3D objects from inventory
  43. 43. Gartner Hype Cycle 1987 - 2012
  44. 44. Introduction to Machinima Workflow with HVX Silverstar Introduction to Machinima Workflow
  45. 45. Introduction to Machinima Workflow with HVX Silverstar Preferences, Lip Sync & Camera Controls in Second Life ®Preferences, Lip Sync & Camera Controls in Second Life ®
  46. 46. Real World Coffee Break
  47. 47. Where is the peer reviewed research? Health Sciences Libraries University of California Davis Where is the peer reviewed literature? Ask a Health Sciences Librarian for help
  48. 48. JJournal of Virtual Worlds Research (Peer Reviewed, Open Access, Free)ournal of Virtual Worlds Research (Peer Reviewed, Open Access, Free) Health & Healthcare Vol. 2(2)Health & Healthcare Vol. 2(2) The Journal of Virtual Worlds and Education ($ubscription – butThe Journal of Virtual Worlds and Education ($ubscription – but inagural issue, volume 1(1) is freeinagural issue, volume 1(1) is free)) Peer Reviewed Journals on Virtual Worlds Research and Use in Education
  49. 49. Health Sciences Libraries homepage & All libraries home page University Library www.lib.ucdavis.edu Health Sciences Libraries www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/hsl
  50. 50. VPN (virtual private network) logon from off campus VPN to login from off campus (if in CITRIX, open a new browser window for VPN)
  51. 51. Logging in through the VPN – Subject Guides (Computer Science & Medicine, professional) Choose Subject Guides: Computer Science or Medicine
  52. 52. Using Medical Subject Headings (MESH) in PubMed database from the Databases A-Z list or from the Health Sciences Library homepage Choose PUBMED (National Library of Medicine) Search using MESH terms: User-Computer Interface Education, Nursing Schizophrenia, etc.
  53. 53. Journal article by Peter Yellowlees, MD: Using the gold UC-eLinks to locate the article through the UC Davis journal subscriptions Pubmed Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18386971 UC-eLinks: UCeLinks (gold button top right side) to view UC Davis subscription to journal
  54. 54. User-computer interface subject heading MESH (medical subject headings) shown: user-compute interface nursing teaching public health
  55. 55. Using Computer Science database: IEEEXplore Using IEEEXplore on Computer Science Subject Guide “Second Life” OR “virtual worlds” AND (“server architecture” OR healthcare) Log into VPN if off campus Locate full results via IEEEXplore database full search results: first log into VPN if off campus find via Google Scholar (uc davis) Via Google Scholar
  56. 56. Setting your Google Scholar preferences to work with UC Davis subscriptions and EndNote Google Scholar Preferences (scholar preferences) to work with University of California Davis & Endnote Click on the wrench
  57. 57. Using the UC Davis Harvest catalog to locate 616 items! Harvest Catalog search: 616 results for subject headings616 results for subject headings "shared virtual environments" OR "Second Life" OR "virtual reality";"shared virtual environments" OR "Second Life" OR "virtual reality"; Sorted by YearSorted by Year
  58. 58. Workshop on Virtual Worlds: Second Life & OpenSim TED: Philip Rosedale on Second Life, Serious Play, 2008
  59. 59. Downloadable hyperlinked Powerpoint available on Slideshare.com Watch the workshop's visual track on YouTube Health Informatics website UC Davis Medical Center Hands-on Workshop for: Virtual Reality, Simulation & Robotics Course Alberto Odor, MD and The Internet & the Future of Patient Care Peter Yellowlees, MD , MLIS Second Life Machinima - http://www.youtube.com/hvxsilverstar
  60. 60. Playlists for machinima on YouTube Filmed in Second Life & OpenSimulator from Fall 2011, two introductory sessions for MHI214 taken on Davis Island – Nov. 2011 the Training Innovation Center, Imperial College, London and Assorted raw machinima mostly about the SL viewers, orientation and travels with the Health Informatics classes in Second Life , MLIS On the Rocky Digital Shores of Davis Island (from the Health Sciences Libraries’ Blog, Oct. 2009) See you in SL See you in SL

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