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RE: SVG as a multimodal modality component

From: Deborah Dahl <dahl@conversational-technologies.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 12:05:50 -0500
To: <jose.rouillard@univ-lille1.fr>, <www-multimodal@w3.org>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>, <alexandre.alapetite@risoe.dk>
Message-ID: <01cd01c94031$ec85d9e0$6801a8c0@chimaera>

Thanks, Jose, this is exactly what I was talking about in
my last example -- integrating voice, SVG, and mouse clicks.
There's a lot of interesting potential in voice and SVG combinations.  

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-multimodal-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-multimodal-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of 
> jose.rouillard@univ-lille1.fr
> Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2008 10:13 AM
> To: www-multimodal@w3.org
> Cc: www-svg@w3.org; www-multimodal@w3.org; 
> alexandre.alapetite@risoe.dk
> Subject: Re: SVG as a multimodal modality component
> 
> 
> Dear Deborah and Colleagues,
> Have a look at the "Dynamic XHTML+Voice with SVG" page,  made by 
> Alexandre Alapetite in 2006.
> 
> http://alexandre.alapetite.net/phd-risoe/mxml/xhtml-voice-svg.php
> 
> Best regards,
> Jose Rouillard
> 
> ---
> 
> 
> Deborah Dahl a écrit :
> > Dear SVG,
> > During the TPAC, the Multimodal Interaction Working Group 
> and the SVG
> > Working
> > Group had a joint meeting to discuss possible points of 
> collaboration. One
> > of
> > the most interesting ideas was to explore how SVG could be used as a
> > Modality
> > Component in the Multimodal Architecture [1]. A Modality Component
> > encapsulates
> > modality-specific capabilities (for example, speech 
> recognition, graphical
> > display,
> > or handwriting recognition) in a multimodal application. It 
> communicates 
> > information back and forth to an overall controller, the Interaction
> > Manager,
> > through a well-defined set of asynchronous events, the life 
> cycle events.  
> > In the most recent version of the Multimodal Architecture, 
> we've included a 
> > set of rules and guidelines for defining Modality 
> Components, using face
> > recognition as an example (Appendix F). It seemed worth 
> looking at how 
> > SVG could function as a Modality Component in an MMI 
> application. This could
> > lead to interesting applications like voice control of SVG 
> graphics using
> > commands like "make the text bigger", or "pause the 
> animation", or combined
> > voice and pointing control of graphics with commands like 
> "put a red square
> > here", accompanied by a mouse click. 
> > The MMI Working Group would very much welcome the SVG 
> Working Group's
> > feedback
> > on the suitability of the rules in Appendix F for defining 
> a SVG-based
> > modality component. Please send any feedback to the MMI public list,
> > www-multimodal@w3.org.
> >
> > best regards,
> >
> > Debbie Dahl
> > MMIWG Chair
> >
> > [1] MMI Architecture and Interfaces:
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-mmi-arch-20081016/
> >
> >
> >
> >   
> 
> -----------
> 
> Jose Rouillard
> Maître de Conférences en Informatique
> LIFL (Laboratoire d'Informatique Fondamentale de Lille)
> UMR CNRS 8022
> Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
> Bâtiment M3 extension
> 59655 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cédex - FRANCE
> Tel : 03.28.77.85.80
> e-mail : jose point rouillard arobase univ-lille1 point fr
> -------------------------
> "Talk is cheap. Show me the code." - Linus Torvalds
> 
> 
> 
> 
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