Over the last two years, online 'virtual worlds' - computer-based 3d simulated environments - have started to receive significant attention, with Second Life (SL) currently being the most prominent example, providing users with the means to inhabit this world using their avatars (a 3D character representing the user), and let avatars interact with each other via a range of technologies.
Survey techniques in virtual environments: interview sofas and virtual face-to-face interviews in Second life
INTRODUCTION: VIRTUAL WORLDS AND SECOND LIFE
What is a Virtual World?
Over the last two years, virtual...