Special session at Eurospeech 2003
A roadmap comprises an analysis of the present situation, a vision of where we want to be in, say, ten years from now, and a number of intermediate milestones that would help in setting intermediate goals and in measuring our progress towards our goals. The function of the roadmap is not to impose anything on anyone, but rather to provide a broadly supported definition of a context in which to position the community's efforts, which would allow us to identify common priorities for joint activities in e.g. research, resources and training. In order to arrive at a broadly supported roadmap, continuous consultation of our community is a necessity, and it is in this context that we have organized this special session, where we want
The session will start with a brief introduction to ELSNET's roadmapping activities, followed by four invited talks and an open panel discussion.
|13:30-13:35||Introduction||Steven Krauwer||ELSNET/Utrecht University|
|13:35-13:55||ôDo not attempt to light with match!ö: Some thoughts on progress and research goals in Spoken Dialog Systems||Paul Heisterkamp||DaimlerChrysler|
|13:55-14:15||Multimodality and speech technology: Verbal and non-verbal communication in talking agents||Bj÷rn Granstr÷m and David House||KTH (Royal Institute of Technology)|
|14:15-14:35||Roadmaps, Journeys and Destinations Speculations on the Future of Speech Technology Research||Ron Cole||Center for Spoken Language Research|
|14:35:14:55||Spoken Language Output: Realising the Vision||Roger Moore||20/20 Speech LTD|
|14:55-15:30||Panel and Discussion||Steven Krauwer and JosÚ Manuel Pardo M˙˝oz||ELSNET/Utrecht University and Universidad PolitÚcnica de Madrid|
Steven Krauwer (email@example.com) and Jose Pardo (firstname.lastname@example.org)
A draft report of this session by Jose Pardo is available.