OCTOBER 26-27, 2000

The Fourth Swedish Symposium on Multimodal Communication (SSoMC) will be arranged by Stockholm University/KTH October 26-27. This symposium is the fourth in a series of symposia alternating between Swedish universities with support from the Swedish Council of Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSFR). The first symposium was held in Gothenburg in 1997, the second in Lund 1998 and the third in Linköping 1999. The symposium is open for international attendence - all publications and talks will be in English. Except from keynote speaks and presentation of abstracts there will also be a poster session. There is no conference fee for attending the symposium!

New: Powerpointslides from Catherine Pelachaud's keynote, in compressed zip format.

Participant list!

This years event has been placed right after the NordiCHI 2000 conference, which also takes place in Stockholm.

Invited Speakers
Catherine Pelachaud, University of Rome, will give a speak on the topic of multimodal animated agents, with the title: "Generation of facial communicative functions in face-to-face conversation"
Niels Ole Bernsen, University of Southern Denmark, will give a speak with the title: "State of Modality Theory".

For further information please have a look at the program.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: CLOSED!
Deadline for registration: October 13.

More details about the submission and information for presenters can be found under Author Instructions

Organizing committee
DSV Stockholm University:
Stockholm University/KTH
Patric Dahlqvist
Department of Computer and
Martin Jonsson
Systems Sciences (DSV)
Dept. of speech music
Electrum 230 SE-164 40 Kista
and hearing, KTH:
Jonas Beskow