Thursday, January the 23rd
Discussion moderator: Jan-Ingvar Lindström
9.30 Registration, coffee
10.05 Introduction to VR technology, Lennart Fahlen
10.15 Introduction to Agent technology, Kristina Höök
10.30 Prof. David Rose: Brain Damage Rehabilitation. A Role for Virtual Reality
11.20 Kristian Simsarian: A medium for interactive 3d communication adn recreation for functionally
hindered and hospitalized children.
11.40 Kristina Höök: Automatic Adaptation to Users' Special Needs: some potential approaches
13.20 Sheri Hunnicutt: Speech Technology: new possibilites for applications for users with special needs?
13.40 Enn Tyugu: Larger Buttons or More Intelligence?
14.00 Roy Davies: Virtual Reality on a Personal Computer - some examples. (video and demo)
14.40 Problems for disabled, vision, followed by discussion
16.00 Summary of workshop
16.30 End of workshop
16.30 Brief annoucement for ECDVRAT 1998,
The 2nd European Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality
and Associated Technologies, Skovde, Sweden,
September 1998, followed by a 30 minute organizational
meeting. All those who might have input or be interested
in helping to plan and organize the conference are most
19.30 Informal (and optional) dinner for workshop participants at
Svart Kaviar russian gourmet restaurant in town (Roslagstull).
Sign up at the workshop or send email to Kristian@sics.se,
we will reserve places for 15 people.