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Re: [EMOXG] BML Spec

From: Catherine Pelachaud <pelachaud@iut.univ-paris8.fr>
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 16:11:48 +0100
Message-ID: <4565BA34.9060804@iut.univ-paris8.fr>
To: Ian Wilson <ian@emotion.ai>
CC: public-xg-emotion@w3.org

Dear Ian,

BML is oriented toward communicative behaviors for ECAs: this choice was 
dictated solely for sake of simplicity (to be able to start somewhere) 
and not based on theoretical considerations. Ideally we hope to extend 
BML to encode other actions: human actions like walking, grasping and 
the like, and why not environment actions (change of light, odours, etc) 
as Christian proposes it. The problem comes to find a representation 
that embeds an extremely large numbers of phenomena. This is very 
challenging but very interesting!
Unfortunately I will not be able to attend the meeting this coming 
Monday. I am teaching all afternoon long.
All the best,


Ian Wilson a écrit :
> Catherine,
> The BML spec is interesting. As with EARL I think it is great if there is an
> existing spec that meets the needs of EMOXG that can be used or adopted.
> Following from Christians mail talking about a generic language, how would you
> imagine a spec like BML fitting in with a more broadly defined language?
> Best,
> Ian
> Emotion AI
> www.emotion.ai
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