The Second International Conference on Multimodal Interface
Lam Woo International Conference Centre,
Hong Kong, January 5-7, 1999


General Chair
Ernest Lam (Hong Kong)

General Co-Chairs
Chengwei Wang (China)
Patrick S. P. Wang (USA)

Program Chairs
Yuan Y. Tang (Hong Kong)
Wen Gao (China)
S-W. Lee (Korea)

Program Committee
Shuo Bai (China)
H. Bunke (Switzerland)
An-Ni Cai (China)
Justine Cassell (USA)
Chorkin Chan (Hong Kong)
H.D. Cheng (USA)
Michel C. Desmarais (Canada)
M. Duff (UK)
E. Gelsema (Holland)
Xiaofeng Gu (China)
Qichao He (China)
Tin K. Ho (USA)
Chang-Ning Huang (China)
S. Impedovo (Italy)
Horace H.S. Ip (Hong Kong)
Chang-Hun Kim (Korea)
Jong-Hyeok Lee (Korea)
Louisa Lam (Hong Kong)
Jiming Liu (Hong Kong)
Cheung H. Leung (Hong Kong)
David A. Maluf (USA)
H. Niemann (Germany)
Rosalind Picard (USA)
R. Plamondan (Canada)
L. Rabiner (USA)
Linda Shapiro (USA)
G. Stamon (France)
Renhua Wang (China)
Alex Waibel (USA)
Kwang-Yeon Wohn (Korea)
Zhongfu Wu (China)
Wei-Xin Xie (China)
Yamamoto (Japan)
Shi-Wen Yu (China)
Baozhong Yuan (China)
Pong Chi Yuen (Hong Kong)
Jia-Lu Zhang (China)
Yuzuo Zhong (China)

International Advisory Board
Wen Gao (China), Chair
Ching Y. Suen (Canada), Chair
Tom Calvert (Canada)
Y.K. Chan (Hong Kong)
Ruwei Dai (China)
Qingyun Shi (China)
Yuan Y. Tang (Hong Kong)
Alex Waibel (USA)
Victor Zue (USA)
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    Department of Computer Science,
    Hong Kong Baptist University.
    A new generation of interactive multimodal systems is beginning to emerge with advanced technology of spoken language understanding, image processing, character recognition, natural language processing. ICMI aims at to unite people from R&D and industry for an exchange on a wide variety of topics related to this new area. Interested topics may include:

    1. Perceptual computing model and system
    2. Speech recognition
    3. Text to speech & speech to text
    4. Character recognition
    5. Handwriting & printed document to text
    6. Face, hand gesture, lip-motion recognition
    7. Hand gesture to text & text to hand gesture
    8. Natural languages & lip-motion, facial expression, hand gesture
    9. Machine translation & multi-language interface
    10. Multimodal interface & computer graphics
    11. Image retrieval, data compression & multimedia interface
    12. Platform & tools
    13. Multimodal interface in internet
    14. Multimodal interface in virtual reality
    15. Other related topics & applications
    A published proceedings will be available at the conference. In addition, selected papers will be considered for special issue in the following journals:

    • International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence
    • Journal of Computer Science and Technology
  • August 15, 1998
  • September 30, 1998
  • October 31, 1998
  • Paper and abstract submission due
    Notification of acceptance
    Final camera ready manuscripts due
    c/o     Ms. Claudia M. Y. Chui or Ms. Sandy S. L. Lor
    Department of Computer Science
    Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
    Tel: (+852)2339-7079, 2339-7080
    Fax: (+852)2339-7892
    Email: icmi@comp.hkbu.edu.hk
    WWW page: http://www.comp.hkbu.edu.hk/ICMI99/
  • The submitted papers will be considered for oral and poster presentations.
  • Both paper submission and abstract submission are acceptable.
  • Submissions should be no longer than 8 pages single spaced, and should use a font no smaller than 12-point. The title page should include the title of the paper, an abstract (200-1000 words), a list of keywords, at most three choices of technical area(s) indicated in order of preference using the codes (A - O), and the authors' postal and email addresses and fax and phone numbers.
  • Papers accepted for publication will be limited in 6 proceedings pages (approximately 5,000 words including figures).
  • Mail 4 copies of submission papers to:
    Dr. Yuan Y. Tang
    Department of Computer Science,
    Hong Kong Baptist University
    Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Tel: (+852) 2339-7079
    Fax: (+852) 2339-7892
    E-mail: icmi@comp.hkbu.edu.hk
    URL: http://www.comp.hkbu.edu.hk/ICMI99/
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • IEEE (Hong Kong) Computer Chapter
  • ACM (Hong Kong)
  • 863-306 Steering Committee, Chinese Association of Automation(CAA), China Computer Federation(CCF)
  • Centre for Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence, Concordia University, Can-ada
  • Center for Artificial Vision Research, Korea University
  • Jiming LIU (Chair)
  • Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Irene C. Y. AU
  • Office of Ancillary Services, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • James T. Y. KWOK
  • Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Peter Chi To LAM
  • Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Eileen QI
  • National R&D Center for Intelligent Computing System, China
  • Hon Wah TAM
  • Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Pong Chi YUEN
  • Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University

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