Multiuser and Multimodal Aspects of Multimedia

  • Hans-Werner Gellersen
  • Max Mühlhäuser
  • Oliver Frick
Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)


A set of coordinated approaches is presented, contributing to a software technology suitable for multimedia. In contrast to a separate „niche“ technology, the importance of integration is stressed in the multimedia context. This leads to the notion of cooperative media-integrated software and corresponding software technology. Three important elements of a modeling and development framework for such cooperative media-integrated software are motivated, denoted as ubiquity, modality, and synergy. The latter two elements are elaborated by presenting corresponding approaches for multimodal interaction and for workplace and enterprise integration.


User Interface Usage Scenario Multimodal Interface Computer Support Cooperative Work Multimodal Usage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Werner Gellersen
    • 1
  • Max Mühlhäuser
    • 1
  • Oliver Frick
    • 1
  1. 1.Telecooperation GroupUniversity of KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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