Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 12:30–14:00, Large Hall
David Suendermann-Oeft, Educational Testing Service, San Francisco, CA, U. S. A.
- Deborah Dahl (CEO, Conversational Technologies; Chair, World Wide Web Consortium Multimodal Interaction Working Group)
- Alexander Raake (Professor of Telecommunications, TU Berlin and Telekom AG; Rapporteur, ITU-T standardization on transmission performance of telephone networks and terminals)
- Jan Alexandersson (Research Fellow, DFKI; editorial group member, ISO Project N442 on dialogue acts)
This special event is dedicated to standards in speech and multimodal technology. Three distinguished panelists representing different standardization bodies will be discussing a variety of topics concerning standardization activities with the audience. Topics include:
- Goals of standardization
- (Dis)Advantages of standardization
- How do different standardization bodies address these goals? What are their pros and cons?
- What existing standards should the Interspeech community know about?
- What new standards are needed to support use cases of interest to the Interspeech community? What aspects are missing in standardization, how should they be handled?
- How can one get engaged in standardization activities?
- What different levels of standards are there (note, working draft, recommendation, etc.)?
- What is a typical timeline to develop a standard?
Note that this event will take place during the lunch break. Feel free to bring your lunch and enjoy a lively discussion with expert panelists and audience.