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An Advanced Cyberworld for Data Exploration
October 3, 2012
CAVE2, the next-generation large-scale virtual-reality environment, is being developed by the Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). CAVE2 debuts the week of October 8, 2012, with demonstrations performed in cooperation with Chicago Ideas Week, the 12th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop sponsored by the Global Lambda Integrated Facility (GLIF), and the UIC College of Engineering's Industrial Advisory Board.
University of Illinois at Chicago
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