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03 February telecon summary

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 17:12:50 -0500
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phone: Mark Hakkinen, Marja, Wendy Chisholm, Doyle Saylor, Hazel Kennedy, 
Jeff Suttor
IRC:  hakkinen, wendy, marja, peepo, Guadalupe

collecting info and reports of contacts from this week:
     -  URL for BSCW mentioned by Carlos : http://bscw.fit.fraunhofer.de/
     - message from carlos in mail archives:
**action marja: look at info from carlos
     - cordis http://dbs.cordis.lu/fep/FP5/FP5_PROJl_search.html
     - equal research network  http://www.fp.rdg.ac.uk/equal/
     -  MITRE responded with interest (WAC)
     -  Intercultural experiment responded to MH
** action wendy and marja:
talk with microsoft contacts for pointers and interest in event
      - Guadalupe works in several projects funded by the
        European Commission and has started to ask to some of the people there.
     -  http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc for that cambridge project VNC
** action jonathan: try to get a VNC contact this week

discussion of next event:
-  proposal: user scenarios to get everyone on the same page
-  a matrix of presenters?
- would be ideal for the tool to be demoed but not required for 
presentation (since many might be in early stages of research)
- collaborative issue: turn-taking.  how do you make turn-taking happen 
when dealing with a variety of abilities/needs?
-  mark gave an example earlier about a project he is working on that 
includes people speaking a variety of languages and with variety of abilities.
-  real-time audio transcription?
** action jeff: post to the list info about work on real-time production of 
audio transcripts.
-  timed-text: help to search for keyword in a video (search
  text, find timecode) gets back to intelligent meeting rooms. 
identification of speaker.
     - NIST smart room trying to both support transcription
       and identification.
     - ibm trying to transcribe speaker in a noisy room.
     -  people at MIT doing intelligent meeting room (Oxygen)
- typical characteristics of "smart" meeting rooms: microphones, speaker 
phones, whiteboard, etc.

multimedia minutes paper from www2001: 
** action marja: investigate multimedia minutes
** action doyle: talk with people at WF about a collaboration matrix, 
forward info to the list.
**action guadalupe: help with multimedia pointers

summary of intent of first session:
collaborative effort reflected in shared project or document and work on it 
via any means (text, audio, video) to get to that shared document.
  to communicate about the document/product.
  e.g., document could be web application or piece of software but 
collaborating via web.

next call: next monday, 9 a.m. eastern

wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
Received on Monday, 3 February 2003 17:12:20 UTC

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