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  • Name

    Pedro Ermida Monteiro
  • Cluster

    Computer Science
  • Role

    Research Assistant
  • Since

    07th December 2016
Publications

2021

Delivering Critical Stimuli for Decision Making in VR Training: Evaluation Study of a Firefighter Training Scenario

Authors
Monteiro, P; Melo, M; Valente, A; Vasconcelos Raposo, J; Bessa, M;

Publication
IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems

Abstract

2021

Hands-free interaction in immersive virtual reality: A systematic review

Authors
Monteiro, P; Goncalves, G; Coelho, H; Melo, M; Bessa, M;

Publication
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics

Abstract

2020

A Comparative Study Between Wired and Wireless Virtual Reality Setups

Authors
Goncalves, G; Monteiro, P; Melo, M; Vasconcelos Raposo, J; Bessa, M;

Publication
IEEE Access

Abstract

2020

Do Multisensory stimuli benefit the virtual reality experience? A systematic review

Authors
Melo, M; Goncalves, G; Monteiro, P; Coelho, H; Vasconcelos-Raposo, J; Bessa, M;

Publication
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics

Abstract

2019

Comparison of Radial and Panel Menus in Virtual Reality

Authors
Monteiro, P; Coelho, H; Goncalves, G; Melo, M; Bessa, M;

Publication
IEEE ACCESS

Abstract
Although selection menus are widely used for interaction, their use on 3D virtual reality applications needs to be objectively assessed. The focus of this study is to evaluate a traditional panel and a radial menu in two distinct virtual environment placements (i.e. fixed on the wall and following the users' hands). Fifty-one participants used two different menus of the four possible combinations. To evaluate the menus' effectiveness and efficiency, we measured usability (System Usability Scale Questionnaire), user satisfaction (After-Scenario Questionnaire), time to finish the tasks (in seconds) and the number of unnecessary steps (errors) performed by the users. Overall results showed a clear preference for the traditional panel menu type and the fixed wall placement of the menu. We conclude that all menu types perform well, despite different user preferences, and that fixing the menu to the wall gives users a better overview of both the menu and the virtual environment, improving their ability to perceive their actions on the menu.