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Friday October 15
9.00-10.00 Registration (Coffee)
10.00-10.15 Welcome
10.15-11.15 Invited speaker: Sharon Oviatt
Ten myths about multimodal interaction
11.15-11.30 Break
11.30-12.30 Gunnar Jansson
The importance of exploration methods for haptic displays

Jana Holsánová
Language and vision from a dynamic perspective

12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Marianne Gullberg and Kenneth Holmqvist
What speakers do and what listners look at. A comment on visual deixis and mimesis

Björn Granström, David House and Magnus Lundberg
Eyebrow movements as a cue to prominence

14.30-15.00 Coffee
15.00-16.30 Martin Gustavsson
Designing a multimodal system for a culturally diverse user group

Linda Bell and Joakim Gustafson
Utterance types in the August database

Eva-Lotta Sallnäs, Kirsten Rassmus-Gröhn and Calle Sjöström
Support for the modality of touch in collaborative environments

17.00-19.00 Poster session

Nils Dahlbäck, Annika Flycht-Eriksson, Arne Jönsson and Pernilla Qvarfordt
A system architecture for multimodal natural dialogue systems

Leif Grönkvist and Jens Allwood
MultiTool - A tool for synchronized work on multimodal dialog

Joakim Gustafson, Nikolaj Lindberg and Magnus Lundberg
The August spoken dialogue system

Sheri Hunnicut, Alice Carlberger, Elisabet Rosengren and Nathalie Talbot
Draw a circle! - Spoken man-machine communication for design

Torbjörn Lager and Natalia Zinovjeva
Training a dialogue act tagger with the u-TBL system

Pirkko Rautakoski
Can AAC-methods help the communication of adults with severe aphasia and their families?

The ReachIn Display - A Multi-Sensory Human Computer Interface

Saturday October 16
9.00-10.00Invited speaker: Pierre Feyereisen
Some recent advances in pychological study of speech related gestures in normal and brain damaged subjects
10.00-10.15 Break
10.15-11.15 Kerstin Nelfelt
The difference in semiotic bases between visual and auditive language and its consequences for descriptive models

Ann-Christin Månsson
Emotions and nonverbal communication in childern with different types of language impairments

11.15-11.45 Coffee
11.45-12.45 Elisabeth Ahlsen
The role of nonverbal information in dialogues involving persons with aphasia - two case examples

Anu Klippi
From verbal nonfluency to interactive fluency in Broca's aphasia

12.45-13.00 Farwell

Symposium on Multimodal

Natural Language Processing Laboratory
Department of Computerand Information Science
Linköping University
Organizing committee:
Arne Jönsson
Nils Dahlbäck
Annika Flycht-Eriksson
Pernilla Qvarfordt