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Handbook on 3D3C Platforms

Applications and Tools for Three Dimensional Systems for Community, Creation and Commerce

Editors: Sivan, Yesha (Ed.)

  • Provides a single, comprehensive resource on the emerging phenomenon of 3D3C worlds
  • Includes an introductory chapter on the history of the field
  • Offers insight on the variety of applications and future research directions
  • Includes a sample visual Appendix on one Kind of 3D3C world
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About this book

This book presents 3D3C platforms – three-dimensional systems for community, creation and commerce. It discusses tools including bots in social networks, team creativity, privacy, and virtual currencies & micropayments as well as their applications in areas like healthcare, energy, collaboration, and art. More than 20 authors from 10 countries share their experiences, research fi ndings and perspectives, off ering a comprehensive resource on the emerging fi eld of 3D3C worlds. The  book is designed for both the novice and the expert as a way to unleash the emerging opportunities in 3D3C worlds.

This Handbook maps with breadth and insight the exciting frontier of building virtual worlds with digital technologies.

David Perkins, Research Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

This book is from one of the most adventurous and energetic persons I have ever met. Yesha takes us into new undiscovered spaces and provides insight into phenomena of social interaction and immersive experiences that transform our lives.

Cees de Bont, Dean of School of Design & Chair Professor of Design, School of Design  of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

When you read 3D3C Platforms you realize what a domain like ours -- 3D printing -- can and should do for the world. Clearly we are just starting. Inspiring.

David Reis, CEO, Stratasys Ltd

This book provides a stunning overview regarding how virtual worlds are reshaping possibilities for identity and community. Th e range of topics addressed by the authors— from privacy and taxation to fashion and health care—provide a powerful roadmap for addressing the emerging potential of these online environments.

Tom Boellstorff , Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine

Handbook on 3D3C Platforms amassed a unique collection of multidisciplinary academic thinking. A primer on innovations that will touch every aspect of the human community in the 21st century.

Eli Talmor, Professor, London Business School

About the authors

Prof. Yesha Sivan is the Executive Director of The Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University faculty of management; and the Director of the Executive Master of Meaningful Innovation (EMMI) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic Design School. He is also the founder of Metaverse Labs (MVL) - a leading think tank focusing on innovation via virtual and real worlds. Sivan's professional experience includes developing and deploying innovative solutions for corporate, hi-tech, government, and defense environments (see for example: the Harvard 9-Keys for Knowledge Infrastructure). He published numerous papers in the areas of strategy and IT, innovation and venture, knowledge, 3D3C virtual worlds, and standards. Sivan received his doctorate from Harvard University. He has taught EMBA, MBA, engineering and design courses in his areas of expertise.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Introduction to 3D3C

    Sivan, Yesha

    Pages 1-55

  • The Raise of the Robots in Virtual Worlds: A Comparison and a Framework for Investigating Bots in Social Networks Sites and MMOGs

    Paoli, Stefano

    Pages 59-83

  • United States Taxation of Virtual World Economies: A Review of the Current Status

    Switzer, Jamie S. (et al.)

    Pages 85-101

  • Virtual Worlds Supporting Collaborative Creativity

    Alahuhta, Pekka (et al.)

    Pages 103-121

  • Virtual Currencies, Micropayments and Monetary Policy: Where Are We Coming From and Where Does the Industry Stand?

    Valdes-Benavides, Ruy Alberto (et al.)

    Pages 123-159

Buy this book

eBook $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-22041-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $229.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-22040-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook on 3D3C Platforms
Book Subtitle
Applications and Tools for Three Dimensional Systems for Community, Creation and Commerce
Editors
  • Yesha Sivan
Series Title
Progress in IS
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-22041-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-22041-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-22040-6
Series ISSN
2196-8705
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 507
Topics