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From: Deborah Dahl <dahl@conversational-technologies.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2016 10:09:57 -0500
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          Multimodal Interaction Working Group Teleconference

                              19 Dec 2016


   See also: [2]IRC log


      [2] http://www.w3.org/2016/12/19-multimodal-irc





          Dirk, Kaz, Debbie













     * [3]Topics

         1. [4]actions

         2. [5]discovery comments

         3. [6]Draft Charter

     * [7]Summary of Action Items

     * [8]Summary of Resolutions



   trackbot, start telcon


   <scribe> scribe: ddahl






   <trackbot> action-454 -- Deborah Dahl to Turn bullet list into

   text -- due 2016-09-05 -- OPEN





      [9] https://www.w3.org/2002/mmi/Group/track/actions/454


   debbie: still need to do that




   <trackbot> action-457 -- Kazuyuki Ashimura to Make a

   strawman/template diagram for relationships between entities in

   a use case -- due 2016-10-10 -- OPEN





     [10] https://www.w3.org/2002/mmi/Group/track/actions/457


   <kaz> [11]uc template




   kaz: added diagram


   debbie: we should remove the old tables, then


   dirk: what is an entity?


   kaz: specific systems could include human beings or devices, so

   "entity" could be used to mean either one


   dirk: should we make this more specific?


   debbie: should we explain "entities" in the template?


   kaz: maybe a sentence or so


   debbie: some WoT discussion was about properties and actions


   kaz: maybe we can copy the definition from WoT to this document


   debbie: all the arcs are labeled as "property", but aren't

   there also actions?

   ... we could include a label like property/action




   <trackbot> action-464 -- Kazuyuki Ashimura to Write more about

   uc-7 -- due 2016-11-28 -- OPEN





     [12] https://www.w3.org/2002/mmi/Group/track/actions/464


   kaz: didn't do anything for this one


   close action-457


   <trackbot> Closed action-457.


discovery comments







   <inserted> [14]Discovery draft


     [14] https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/WD-mmi-mc-discovery-20160411/


   sections 1-3


   dirk: I don't think a standard should contain languages like

   "suggestions". this should help Helena go over the document and

   improve the wording


   debbie: is there anything specific we should discuss?


   dirk: in the introduction, we say that we don't know of other

   discovery work, but there is some and we should explain how

   it's related to our work


   debbie: it might be different, but we should explain how


   dirk: we should avoid "Multimodal Framework" unless we plan to

   standardize it in the future

   ... should we remove "multimodal framework" from figure 1?

   ... we could remove the outer box in figure 2 without losing


   ... also, how do the resources manager and the interaction

   manager communicate?


   debbie: what is the gray box that contains the interaction

   manager and the resources manager?

   ... helena could explain that we'll discuss the communication



Draft Charter


   <kaz> [15]draft charter


     [15] https://w3c.github.io/mmi/charter-2016/Overview.html


   kaz: in a new charter we could cooperate more closely with the

   WoT and Accessibility

   ... we could clarify what needs to be done for the next

   generation of web technology (WoT and Accessibility)

   ... what is the role of multimodality and accessibility for the


   ... we should think about the things world, accessibility

   world, and the mmi world, how can users interact with these

   three pieces?


   debbie: we could draw a nice diagram for these three pieces


   <kaz> [16]previous charter diagram


     [16] https://www.w3.org/2011/03/MMI.jpg


   debbie: we could simplify this and add more about the WoT


Summary of Action Items


Summary of Resolutions


   [End of minutes]




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