JOURNAL OF MULTIMEDIA (JMM)
ISSN : 1796-2048
Volume : 2    Issue : 1    Date : February 2007

The Virtuality and Reality of Augmented Reality
Jung Yeon Ma and Jong Soo Choi
Page(s): 32-37
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Abstract
This thesis explores the creative possibilities and implications of Augmented Reality, not just as a
specific technology of computer science, but as one of high technologies that influence people’s
perception and even the concepts of the real and the virtual. For a broader definition of Augmented
Reality which has a unique status between virtual environment and real environment, the virtuality
and the reality of Augmented Reality are discussed in an interdisciplinary context such as arts,
philosophy, and film and animation studies. This approach is rooted in the belief that theory of new
media ought to traverse and encompass all realms of academic categories.

Index Terms
Augmented reality, virtuality, reality, perceptual reality, second-order reality, possible worlds theory.