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12-18-1998, 01:53 AM
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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

GW '99 - THE 3rd GESTURE WORKSHOP

17-19 March 1999, Gif-sur-Yvette, FRANCE

"Towards a Gesture-based Communication
in Human-Computer Interaction"

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Please note that information about the Workshop,
about registration and last minute poster submission can be obtained from:

the Workshop website: http://www.limsi.fr/GW99/

the Workshop office: Gesture Workshop '99
LIMSI - CNRS
BP133
F-91403 ORSAY cedex
FRANCE

E-mail: gw99@limsi.fr



SCOPE AND TOPICS:
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GW is an interdisciplinary event for those researching
gesture-based communication and who want to meet
and exchange ideas across disciplines.

The focus of human-computer communication, the workshop
will encompass all aspects of gestural communication, including:

- Gestures in human-machine communication:
* Recognition and interpretation of gestures
* Analysis and generation of gestures
* Representation of gestures, from perceptual level to semantic
level
* Sign language applications
- Human gestures:
* Gesture interaction
* Gesture recording and modeling
* Gesture perception
* Applicability of gesture-based interaction to interfaces and
applications
- Gestures in multimodality:
* Co-verbal gestures
* Fusion of gestures and other modalities: Architecture,
level of fusion, representation...
* Temporal relations between gestures, speech and other modalities
* Applications

Invited papers will be given by :

Professeur Christian Cuxac
Universit Paris VIII

Dr Winand Dittrich
Division of Neuroscience and Psychological Medicine,
Imperial College School of Medicine, London University, UK

Professeur Thomas Huang
Beckman Institute, University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign, USA

Professor Ipke Wachsmuth
Faculty of Technology, University of Bielefeld, Germany

The workshop programme will include around 20 submitted papers,
a round table discussion and poster sessions.



WORKSHOP FEES:
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| Early (until Jan. 31, 99) | Normal (after Jan. 31, 99)
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Student | FF 1000 | FF 1200
Academics | FF 1800 | FF 2200
Other | FF 3000 | FF 3600


Fees include lunches and coffee-breaks during the three days,
the workshop dinner (evening of Thursday 18th) and the proceedings.


ACCOMMODATION:
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Single and double rooms with private shower and toilet will be available
in limited number at the "Centre de formation" of Gif-sur-Yvette, on the
campus.

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