Universität Bielefeld - Technische Fakultät - AG Wissensbasierte Systeme - GW'97

Bielefeld Gesture Workshop 17th to 19th September 1997


Gesture- and Sign-Language-Based Communication in Human-Computer Interaction

An interdisciplinary event for those researching gesture-based interfaces and who want to meet and exchange ideas across disciplines.

Organisers: Prof. Dr. Ipke Wachsmuth, Martin Fröhlich
E-mail: gw97@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE

You can leave notes, hints or just your "Kilroy was here" at the very end of this page by selecting the 'Leave Message' button in the image there.

Interested in the proceedings of Gesture Workshop 1997?

Gesture Workshop 1999 was hold in France, at Gif-sur-Yvette, from 17 to 19 March 1999

Latest News

1999/15/03: This page is discontinued! The baton is passed to our French colleagues of the GW99 team. See their page for further information. See you in Gif-sur-Yvette on Wednesday. Bye

1998/16/10: The proceedings are now available on-line! Springer has just launched its Springer LINK web site, and is offering an electronic version of the proceedings, including abstracts, and - for registered users - PDF fulltext documents of the articles.
By the way: There you can see why the logo above has started morphing in May ;-).

1998/24/04: The proceedings are sent to the participants! Everybody else who is interested in the proceedings can buy them as Springer Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence 1371 ISBN 3-540-64424-5 (see notes below) or contact us.

1998/22/04: We got the first proceedings books from Springer together with an apology for the error with the logo (buy and see ;-) )

1998/09/02: Markus Kohler provides us with some nice statistical information about vision based gesture recognition systems.

1998/01/02: Good news! The Gesture Workshop 1999 will be held in the spring of 1999, 18 month after GW97 in France by Annelies Braffort, Sylvie Gibet, and James Richardson. See the original mail for more information or reach them by e-mail or by traditional means at:

Gesture Workshop 99
BP 133
F-91403 ORSAY Cedex

1998/01/02: Happy New Year!

1997/12/19: Authors: Remember the deadline, please. Note that we will produce from the camera-ready manuscripts only. The electronic submissions (directly to Springer) are for the LNCS/LNAI on-line project.

1997/12/17: We got the volume number from Springer that our proceedings will have in the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series: LNAI 1371.

1997/12/05: MS-Word (v6 & v7) style and example files available from Springer via our Server: See the writing guidelines page for more!

1997/11/27: Important: See the writing guidelines page for layout of your camara-ready manuscript and the methods by that we will accept/retreive the electronic submissions.

1997/11/26: More about wearable computing: The Wearable Computing Project at the MIT Media Laboratory

1997/10/24: A little picture: Alistair Edwards, Alan Wexelblat, Martin Fröhlich, Ipke Wachsmuth, Sotaro Kita, Caroline Hummels, and David Roy (from left to right). Taken by Norma Langohr for the university's newspaper.

1997/10/20: Sorry: In case you are about to send your manuscript by express mail or courier service, please use the following physical delivery address instead of the P.O. box:

Ipke Wachsmuth & Martin Fröhlich (M4-129)
- GW97 Proceedings -
Technische Fakultät
Universität Bielefeld
Universitätsstraße 25
D-33615 Bielefeld GERMANY

1997/10/14: Affirmative: The proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series, a subseries of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. See the writing guidelines for authors.

1997/09/23: The link to the conference about "wearables" Alan Wexelblat mentioned in his talk: International Symposium on Wearable Computers.

1997/09/23: Writing guidelines for authors now availabe here.

1997/09/23: Mailinglist Information from David Roy (his original mail).

1997/09/20: The Workshop was hold at the ZiF.

1997/09/19: Errata to the List of Participants: David M. Roy's e-mail address is David.Roy@dg13.cec.be not David.Roy@dy.13.cec.be. Sorry.

Information in English

Workshop Program: The Workshop Program. PostScript document, GnuZipped

Latest workshop poster, PostScript document, GnuZipped.

Call for Participation: The main document.

Postscript Version of the Call: PostScript document, GnuZipped.

Workshop Venue: We about the ZiF, the university, and the city of Bielefeld. Links to traveling information and maps.

Gesture Workshop 1996, University of York: Last year's event, see for proceedings!

Gesture Archive: The Gesture Archive in Essex

Information in Deutsch

Wichtiger Hinweis: Die englischsprachenigen Versionen sind die Referenzdokumente. Die deutschen Versionen können auf einem älteren Stand oder fehlerhaft sein. Sie existieren nur der Vollständigkeit halber.

Workshop Ankündigung: Das Haupdokument

Der Tagungsort: Wir über uns.

Sponsoring Institutions:

Studentenwerk Bielefeld: Thank you for the beer!

Faculty of Technology, University of Bielefeld, P.O. Box 10 01 31, D-33501 Bielefeld, Germany

Tel.: +49 521 106 2922 / 2924 Fax.: +49 521 106 2962

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