Call for Speakers for AG technical retreat

Daniel Sandin dan at
Fri Dec 8 14:17:55 CST 2000

>In aditiion th the AGAVE presentation EVL would like to do a short 
>presentation on Inproving the video on the AG.

We have been working on a card that can do  multiple streams of mpeg 1 and 
mpeg 2, and would like to get feedback on the idea.

>Hi all,
>I'm now starting in earnest to plan the program for the AG technical 
>retreat.. it now
>looks like we will have a AG tutorial prior to the retreat and a small AG 
>human factors
>workshop after the retreat.   At this point I'm looking for people 
>interested in
>presenting short topical papers at the retreat on technical topics related 
>to the AG.
>On the agenda we can provide 5-10 minute idea spots to 20-30 minute slots 
>for making detailed technical
>proposes or reporting on technical results using the AG.  Please propose 
>speakers and topics.  The
>retreat format will include both presentations and time for informal 
>A Partial List of Topics include:
>1. Improving AG Usability and User Interfaces
>2. Integrating 3D Graphics Capabilities to the AG
>3. Distributed AG Servers and Peer-to-Peer Services
>4. AG Security Models and Integration with Globus GSI Services
>5. Lower Cost Implementation Technologies for AG (Game Platforms, etc.)
>6. Performance Evaluation and Networking Utilization
>7. Bandwidth Management for the AG
>8. Multicast Engineering for supporting the AG
>9. Group-Oriented Collaboration Models
>10. New AG enabled Tools
>11. Improved AG Audio, including spatialization and private audio 
>channels, etc.
>12. Network Quality of Service Needs for AG
>13. AG Software Architecture
>14. Interoperability with H.323 systems
>15. Applications specific requirements for AG (e.g. medical, paleontology)
>16. Portable AG nodes and infrastructure
>17. Integrating Wearable with AG and Field Operations
>18. AG Recording and Playback Strategies
>19. Middleware Requirements
>20. Support for Asynchronous Collaboration
>21. Integration of AG with ActiveSpaces and Tiled Displays
>22. many more topics
>We will be producing a proceedings document for the meeting and are 
>groups to prepare short 3-5 page position papers and PPT presentations for 
>in the proceedings.
>If you are interested in talking about a topic please send me your 

Daniel J. Sandin
Director, Electronic Visualization Laboratory (M/C 154)
The University of Illinois at Chicago
851 S. Morgan St. Rm 1120 SEO
Chicago IL 60607-7053
ph) 312-996-3002
fax) 312-413-7585
dan at

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