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Augmented Reality (AR) - based Human Digestive System Mobile Learning Platform

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2021
Authors:
Akinyokun Oluyomi, Aladeselu Oluwamodupe
10.5120/ijca2021921259

Akinyokun Oluyomi and Aladeselu Oluwamodupe. Augmented Reality (AR) - based Human Digestive System Mobile Learning Platform. International Journal of Computer Applications 174(32):44-48, April 2021. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2021921259,
	author = {Akinyokun Oluyomi and Aladeselu Oluwamodupe},
	title = {Augmented Reality (AR) - based Human Digestive System Mobile Learning Platform},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {April 2021},
	volume = {174},
	number = {32},
	month = {Apr},
	year = {2021},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {44-48},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume174/number32/31888-2021921259},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2021921259},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

Overtime, the inadequacy and abstraction of conventional teaching materials had been a bane of bringing the interest of students to learning. Likewise, teaching method driven by abstraction may often not seem appealing to the targeted audience. Thus computer-aided teaching such as the use of augmented reality serves as an alternative to effective and efficient teaching. This research presents a 3D anatomical representation of the human digestive system using Augmented Reality (AR) thus creating a paradigm for students to have a better picture and understanding of the human anatomy and how human body parts are connected. Drawbacks such as inaccessibility to cadaver due to ethics/regulations and anxiety/nausea when participating in such sessions can be reduced or controlled using AR through computer-aided graphics to add an additional layer of information for better interaction and understanding. The system also presents a real-time direct or indirect view of a real world environment that has been augmented. Students also get the chance to play quiz game to examine their knowledge on digestive system.

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Keywords

Augmented Reality, Human Anatomy, Digestive system