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             REFERRING PHENOMENA IN A MULTIMEDIA CONTEXT
                  AND THEIR COMPUTATIONAL TREATMENT

             Organized by the ACL Special Interest Group
             on Multimedia Language Processing (SIGMEDIA)

                        Madrid, July 11th 1997
                   in conjunction with ACL/EACL-97

    http://www.dfki.uni-sb.de/imedia/workshops/mm-references.html

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PRELIMINARY WORKSHOP PROGRAMME:

9:15 - 10:30 CASE STUDIES, MODELS AND FORMAL FRAMEWORKS:

    Giorgio P. Faconti and Mieke Massink:
    A Syndetic Approach to Referring Phenomena in Multimodal
    Interaction

    Luis A. Pineda and E. Gabriela Garza:
    A Model for Multimodal Reference Resolution

    GROUP DISCUSSION
    Discussion Leader: NN

10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE

11:00 - 13:00 EMPIRICAL STUDIES:

    Tsuneaki Kato and Yukiko I. Nakano:
    Towards Generation of Fluent Referring Action in Multimodal
    Situations

    Dan Loehr: (Short Talk)
    Hypertext and Deixis

    Daniela Petrelli, Antonella DeAngeli, Walter Gerbino and Guila Cassano:
    Referring in Multimodal Systems: The Importance of User
    Expertise and System Features

    Sharon Oviatt, Antonella DeAngeli and Karen Kuhn:
    Integration and Synchronization of Input Modes during
    Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction
    Presented by: Phil Cohen

    GROUP DISCUSSION ON:
    Common Myths about Multimodal Integration
    during Human-Computer Interaction
    Discussion Leaders: Phil Cohen and Michael Johnston

13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 - 15:30 ANALYSIS OF REFERRING EXPRESSIONS:

    Jacques Siroux, Marc Guyomard, Franck Multon and Christophe Remondeau:
    Multimodal References in GEORAL TACTILE

    Bertrand Gaiffe and Laurent Romary:
    Constraints on the Use of Language, Gesture and Speech for
    Multimodal Dialogues

    Michael Streit: (Short Talk)
    Active and Passive Gestures - Problems with the Resolution
    of Deictic and Elliptic Expressions in a Multimodal System

    Hiroshi Nakagawa, Yoshitomo Yaginuma and Masao Sakauchi: (Short Talk)
    Scene Direction Based Reference in Drama Scenes

    GROUP DISCUSSION (Discussion Leader: NN)

15:30 - 16:00 COFFEE

16:00 - 17:30 GENERATION OF REFERRING EXPRESSIONS:

    Helmut Horacek:
    Generating Referential Descriptions in Multimodal
    Environments

    Elisabeth André and Thomas Rist:
    Planning Referential Acts for Animated Presentation Agents

    Knut Hartmann and J. Schöpp: (Short Talk)
    Exploiting Image Descriptions for the Generation of Referring
    Expressions

    Daquing He, Graeme Ritchie and John Lee: (Short Talk)
    Referring to Displays in Multimodal Interfaces

    GROUP DISCUSSION (Discussion Leader: NN)

17:30 - 18:00 FINAL DISCUSSION

18:00 END

For the complete programme, see:
http://www.dfki.uni-sb.de/imedia/workshops/mm-references.html#Programme

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE:

Elisabeth André, DFKI GmbH, Germany
Doug Appelt, SRI International, USA
Jean Caelen, CLIPS-IMAG, France
Robert Dale, Microsoft Research Institute, Australia
John Lee, University of Edinburgh, UK
Luis Pineda, IEE, Mexico
Thomas Rist, DFKI GmbH, Germany
Laurent Romary, CRIN, France
Massimo Zancanaro, IRST, Italy
Bonnie Webber, University of Pennsylvania, USA

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INFORMATION ABOUT WORKSHOP REGISTRATION:

Workshop attendance will be limited to maximally 40 people, persons
without a submission should contact the organizers as soon as
possible. According to the ACL/EACL workshop guidelines, all workshop
participants must register for the ACL main conference. Please note
that the ACL/EACL-97 Early Registration Deadline is on May 31th.

Registration materials for the main conference and
the workshop are below. For further details, see
http://horacio.ieec.uned.es/cl97/

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                APPLICATION FOR PREREGISTRATION (by 31 May)

   35th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics
                                and
                8th Conference of the European Chapter of the
                 Association for Computational Linguistics
7-12 July 1997, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia, Madrid, Spain

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION  (circle fee)
NOTE:  Only those whose ACL membership is paid for the 1997 calendar year
can register as members; if you have not, register at the ``non-member'' rate.

                REGULAR         NON-     STUDENT         STUDENT
                MEMBER          MEMBER*  MEMBER         NONMEMBER*

by Feb. 28      $200            $275     $100           $140
late/onsite     $260            $335     $120           $160

*Non-member registration fee includes ACL membership for 1997; do not pay
 non-member fee for BOTH the registration and the tutorials.

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Monday morning tutorials -- select at most ONE:
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[  ] Maximum Entropy Modeling for Natural Language
[  ] Logical Approaches to Syntactic Theories

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                            WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

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Please note that the cutoff date for pre-registration is May 31.

Registration fees are US $60 for 1 day workshops and US $80 for 2 day
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Name of Workshops (Circle or check the one(s) you plan to attend):

[ ] Natural Language Processing for Communication Aids
[ ] Concept to Speech Generation Systems
[ ] Spoken Language Translation
[ ] Envgram Computational Environments for Grammar Development and
    Linguistic Engineering
[ ] Operational Factors in Practical, Robust Anaphora Resolution
    for Unrestricted Texts
[ ] Interactive Spoken Dialogue Systems: Bringing Speech and NLP
    Together in Real World Applications
[X] Referring Phenomena in a Multimedia Discourse and Their
    Computational Treatment (SIGMEDIA)
[ ] Intelligent Scalable Text Summarization
[ ] Automatic Information Extraction and Building of Lexical Semantic
    Resources for NLP Applications. Organized by EuroWordNet (LE2 4003),
    Sparkle (LE 2111) and Ecran
[ ] From Research to Commercial Applications:  Making NLP Technology Work
    in Practice
[ ] Computational Natural Language Learning (CoNLL '97)

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