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

by Akinyokun Oluyomi, Aladeselu Oluwamodupe
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 174 - Number 32
Year of Publication: 2021
Authors: Akinyokun Oluyomi, Aladeselu Oluwamodupe

Akinyokun Oluyomi, Aladeselu Oluwamodupe . Augmented Reality (AR) - based Human Digestive System Mobile Learning Platform. International Journal of Computer Applications. 174, 32 ( Apr 2021), 44-48. DOI=10.5120/ijca2021921259

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2021921259,
author = { Akinyokun Oluyomi, Aladeselu Oluwamodupe },
title = { Augmented Reality (AR) - based Human Digestive System Mobile Learning Platform },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Apr 2021 },
volume = { 174 },
number = { 32 },
month = { Apr },
year = { 2021 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 44-48 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/ijca2021921259 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

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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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Augmented Reality Human Anatomy Digestive system