Virtual Worlds [E-Book]: Immersive Online Platforms for Collaboration, Creativity and Learning / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2011
51 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD Digital Economy Papers ; 184
Science and Technology
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Virtual worlds are increasingly evolving into Internet-mediated "spaces", where large groups of people meet and interact in real-time while experiencing a shared sensation of being there together. This enables richer and more dynamic social interaction and collaboration across national and cultural boundaries over the Internet compared to other traditional ICT-based collaboration environments.