[Elsnet-list] [Reminder] Position Papers Due 5 October for Workshop on W3C's Multimodal Architecture and Interfaces

Kazuyuki Ashimura ashimura at w3.org
Thu Oct 4 20:29:19 CEST 2007


[Resending this information as the deadline for position papers is
*tomorrow* Friday, 5 October.]

Note:
If you are interested in submitting a position paper but worrying you
might need a few more days to submit it, please contact us to find out
whether any additional last-minute openings are available.

Please do not hesitate to let me know if you have further question.

Kazuyuki Ashimura, W3C
Workshop co-Chair


Kazuyuki Ashimura wrote:
> W3C is holding the Workshop on Multimodal Architecture and Interfaces.
>
> The Workshop will be held at Keio University in Fujisawa, Japan hosted
> by W3C/Keio.
>
> The Call for Participation is available at:
>
> http://www.w3.org/2007/08/mmi-arch/cfp.html
>
> Important dates and deadlines for this Workshop are:
>
> Workshop dates: 16 and 17 November 2007
> Position papers due: 5 October 2007
> Final agenda: 20 October 2007
> Registration closes: 3 November 2007
>
> Registration details and information about expected audience are in
> the Call for Participation.
>
> Please note that:
> - There will be a limit of 30 participants.
> - Attendance is open to everyone, including non-W3C Members, but each
>  organization or individual wishing to participate must submit a
>  position paper.
> - To ensure maximum diversity among participants, only two
>  participants may attend per organization.
> - There is no registration fee.
>
> The Workshop will be chaired by Deborah Dahl and Kazuyuki Ashimura.
>
> Scope of the Workshop
> ---------------------
>
> The scope of this workshop is restricted in order to make the best use
> of participants' time. In general, discussion at the workshop and in
> the position papers should stay focused on the workshop goal: identify
> and prioritize requirements for extensions and additions to the MMI
> Architecture that will improve the use of the MMI Architecture to
> better support speech, GUI and Ink interfaces on multimodal
> devices. Descriptions of new requirements with usage scenarios and
> clear explanations of the problems to be solved is of top priority for
> the workshop, while examples of the MMI Architecture syntax extensions
> is secondary priority.
>
> Workshop Goals
> --------------
>
> Identify and prioritize requirements for changes, extensions and
> additions to the MMI Architecture to better support speech, GUI, Ink
> and other Modality Components.
>
> Attendees SHOULD be familiar with the MMI Architecture . The main
> focus of the workshop is requirements for the interfaces between the
> Runtime Framework and various Modality Components (e.g., voice, pen,
> ink, etc.) within the MMI Architecture. Specifically, we ask the
> participants (browser vendors, device vendors, application vendors,
> etc.) to clarify:
> - How to integrate specific modality components e.g ink and voice into
>  the MMI Architecture?
> - What are the limitations of the MMI Architecture?
> - What should be done in the MMI Architecture to enable applications
>  to adapt to different modality combinations?
>
> Contact Information
> -------------------
> The W3C contact is Kazuyuki Ashimura.
> email: ashimura at w3.org
> voice: +81.466.49.1170
> fax: +81.466.49.1171
>


-- 
Kazuyuki Ashimura / W3C Multimodal & Voice Activity Lead
mailto: ashimura at w3.org
voice: +81.466.49.1170 / fax: +81.466.49.1171



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