Interactive Systems Labs (ISL)

 

FAME

 

Facilitating Agents for Multi-Cultural Exchange

The vision of the FAME project was to construct and intelligent agent to facilitate communication among people from different cultures who collaborate on solving a common problem. The FAME agent serves as an information butler by supporting multimodal interaction in a transparent way. He does not intervene in the conversation, but remains in the background to provide appropriate support.

 

 

FAME provided three services:

  • Facilitate human to human communication through multimodal interaction including vision, speech and object manipulation
  • Provide the appropriate information relevant to the context
  • Make possible the production and manipulation of information blending both electronic and physical representations.
     

 

Partners

Seven partners from four countries in Europe collaborate in the FAME consortium:

 

  • INP Grenoble
  • ITC-irst
  • SONY
  • ATLAS
  • UPC (Universitat Politècnica de catalunya) 
  • Université Joseph Fourier
  • Universität Karlsruhe (TH)
 

 

Contact
 
Coordinators:
Prof. Alex Waibel
Florian Metze
Universität Karlsruhe (TH)
Faculty of Computer Sciences
Interactive Systems Labs
http://isl.ira.uka.de
E-Mail: metze∂ira.uka.de

 

Project FAME (IST-2000-28323) is supported by funding in the thematic area Information Society Technologies under the Fifth Research Framework Programme of the European Union.

 
For further information:
http://www.fame-project.org