Though the cognitive processes controlling user navigation in virtual environments as well as in websites are similar, cognitive models of web-navigation have never been used for generating support in virtual environment navigation. We created a simulated 3D building of a hospital and presented users various navigation tasks under two conditions: a control condition and a model-generated support condition. Participants with model-generated support participants took significantly less time to reach their destination and were significantly less disoriented. The impact of model-generated support on disorientation was especially higher for users with low spatial ability. © 2012 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Van Oostendorp, H., & Karanam, S. (2012). Using a cognitive model of web-navigation to generate support for 3D virtual navigation. In Procedia Computer Science (Vol. 15, pp. 283–284). Elsevier B.V. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2012.10.080