Levity: a virtual reality system that responds to cognitive load

Lynda Gerry, Barrett Ens, Adam Drogemuller, Bruce Thomas, Mark Billinghurst

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Abstract

This paper presents the ongoing development of a proof-of-concept, adaptive system that uses a neurocognitive signal to facilitate efficient performance in a Virtual Reality visual search task. The Levity system measures and interactively adjusts the display of a visual array during a visual search task based on the user’s level of cognitive load, measured with a 16-channel EEG device. Future developments will validate the system and evaluate its ability to improve search efficiency by detecting and adapting to a user’s cognitive demands.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Subtitle of host publicationApril 21–26, 2018 Montréal, QC, Canada
EditorsAnna Cox, Mark Perry
Place of PublicationNew York NY USA
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781450356206, 9781450356213
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018 - Montreal, Canada
Duration: 21 Apr 201826 Apr 2018
https://chi2018.acm.org/

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018
Abbreviated titleCHI 2018
CountryCanada
CityMontreal
Period21/04/1826/04/18
Internet address

Keywords

  • Brain-Computer Interface
  • Cognitive Load
  • Virtual Reality
  • Visual Search Task

Cite this

Gerry, L., Ens, B., Drogemuller, A., Thomas, B., & Billinghurst, M. (2018). Levity: a virtual reality system that responds to cognitive load. In A. Cox, & M. Perry (Eds.), CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: April 21–26, 2018 Montréal, QC, Canada [LBW610] New York NY USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). https://doi.org/10.1145/3170427.3188479
Gerry, Lynda ; Ens, Barrett ; Drogemuller, Adam ; Thomas, Bruce ; Billinghurst, Mark. / Levity : a virtual reality system that responds to cognitive load. CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: April 21–26, 2018 Montréal, QC, Canada. editor / Anna Cox ; Mark Perry. New York NY USA : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018.
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Gerry, L, Ens, B, Drogemuller, A, Thomas, B & Billinghurst, M 2018, Levity: a virtual reality system that responds to cognitive load. in A Cox & M Perry (eds), CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: April 21–26, 2018 Montréal, QC, Canada., LBW610, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), New York NY USA, International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2018, Montreal, Canada, 21/04/18. https://doi.org/10.1145/3170427.3188479

Levity : a virtual reality system that responds to cognitive load. / Gerry, Lynda; Ens, Barrett; Drogemuller, Adam; Thomas, Bruce; Billinghurst, Mark.

CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: April 21–26, 2018 Montréal, QC, Canada. ed. / Anna Cox; Mark Perry. New York NY USA : Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018. LBW610.

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Gerry L, Ens B, Drogemuller A, Thomas B, Billinghurst M. Levity: a virtual reality system that responds to cognitive load. In Cox A, Perry M, editors, CHI 2018 - Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems: April 21–26, 2018 Montréal, QC, Canada. New York NY USA: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 2018. LBW610 https://doi.org/10.1145/3170427.3188479