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Confs: Computational Ling/Kyoto, Japan

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  1. uem2003, ATR Workshop on Ubiquitous Experience Media 2003

Message 1: ATR Workshop on Ubiquitous Experience Media 2003

Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2003 20:58:26 +0000
From: uem2003 <>
Subject: ATR Workshop on Ubiquitous Experience Media 2003

ATR Workshop on Ubiquitous Experience Media 2003 
Short Title: UEM 2003

Date: 09-Sep-2003 - 10-Sep-2003
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Contact: Yumiko Honjo
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Sub-field: Computational Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Workshop on Ubiquitous Experience Media in Kyoto, Japan 

ATR Workshop on Ubiquitous Experience Media 2003
September 9-10, 2003
Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International
Keihanna Science City, Kyoto, Japan

ATR Media Information Science Laboratories and ATR Intelligent
Robotics and Communication Laboratories are pleased to hold an ''ATR
workshop on Ubiquitous Experience Media (UEM2003)''. The purpose of
the workshop is to have an opportunity to exchange research results
and to foster ideas in the emerging field of ubiquitous media
technologies with the goal of enhancing and enriching human shared

In what degree and in what form is it possible to capture the quality
of human experiences in terms of the emerging ubiquitous media
technologies? What are the mechanisms of the sharing of human
experiences, and what technologies are required to enhance and support
it? Do robots and other autonomous artifacts create new areas of
experiences? What changes do ubiquitous media technologies bring
about on our everyday lives, both in business and at home, for adults
and for children? These are some of the central questions to be
addressed by the workshop.

The workshop will consist of a plenary lecture sessio n and five topic
sessions: Interaction Media, Networked Robotics, Sensing and Display,
Human communication, and Learning Environment. The program includes
invited talks by prominent researchers from around the world as well
as presentations of on-goi ng research at ATR laboratories.

We would like to extend our cordial invitation to participate in the
workshop to everyone who is interested in this exciting new field.

Details (including the program) are available at the workshop website:

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS (in alphabetical order):
 	 Prof. Michitaka Hirose (University of Tokyo)
 Prof. Dominic Massaro (University of California, Santa Cruz)
 	 Dr. Norbert Streitz (Fraunhofer IPSI)

INVITED SPEAKERS (in alphabetical order):
 	 Prof. Kiyoharu Aizawa (University of Tokyo)
 Prof. Geoffrey Beattie (University of Manchester)
 Prof. Freimut Bodendorf (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
 Prof. Simon Garrod (University of Glasgow)
 Dr. Jim Gemmell (Microsoft Research)
 Prof. Rolf Pfeifer (University of Zurich)
 Prof. Yoichi Takebayashi (Shizuoka University)
 Prof. Rin-ichiro Taniguchi (Kyushu University)
Please register online:
No registration fee is required.
For further information, contact UEM2003 secretariats.
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