Central European Multimedia and Virtual Reality Conference 2006

6-8 November 2006 , Eger, Hungary

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
Monday
9.30-10.15 Registration
10.15-10.30 Opening Address by Sándor Dominich (deputy dean of the Faculty of Information Technologies of the University of Pannonia)
10.30.-12.00 Invited paper
Zsófia Ruttkay: From talking heads to virtual physiotherapists: design and development of embodied conversational agents
12.00-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.00 Section I:Education with MM/VR and VR technologies
Chair: Zsófia Ruttkay
13.30 Barnabás Takács: BabyTeach: A Virtual Tutoring System for Education
14.00 Georg Zotti: Using Virtual Reconstructions in a Planetarium for Demonstrations in Archaeo-Astronomy
14.30 Ilona Heldal: Social Interaction Influencing Usability in Distributed Collaborative Virtual Environments
15.00-15.30: Coffee break
15.30-17.00 Section II:VR technologies in rehabilitation and Games
Chair: Ilona Heldal
15.30 Gábor Csukly: Assessing Affect and Facial Expression Recognition Abilities Using Virtual Faces: A Clinical Study
16.00 David Sedlacek: Virtual Reality in Neurorehabilitation: Mental Rotation
16.30 Cecília Sik Lányi: What kind of colours are used in the virtual games and which would be better to use in designing these virtual games?
17.15-18.30 Poster Section
Chair: Cecília Sik Lányi
  1. Eszter Földi: Virtual Reality Technologies
  2. Hao Huang: Tri-DIF: A Density and Dilation Distance Integration Factor for Volume Point Cloud Models Segmentation
  3. Viktor Magyar: Developing multimedia software for hearing impaired children
  4. Rita Mátrai: Analysing the navigation and information retrieval of mentally impaired children
  5. Moremi Kamson: On developing a virtual therapy room for aphasic clients.
  6. Dariusz Sawicki: Sampling Problem in the Light Point Figure Simulation Using Bump Mapping
  7. István Szőköl: Modular and adaptive teaching of information and communication technologies
  8. Krisztina Tóth: The importance of microworlds in creating programming applications
  9. H. van Welbergen: On the timing of gestures of a Virtual Physiotherapist
19.00 Dinner
Tuesday
9.00-10.30 Invited paper
Barnabás Takács: Cyber Care Clinique: A Multi-Purpose Virtual Reality System for Rehabilitation
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.30 Section III:Simulation
Chair:Barnabás Takács
11.00 Zoltán Balogh: Three-dimensional graphics vehicle-modelling in real-time simulated environment
11.30 Ivo Maly: Car simulator environment for specialized research
12.00 Philipp Fuernstahl: Mesh Partitioning for Virtual Reality Surgical Planning
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Section IV:Augmented Reality and 3D reconstruction techniques
Chair:József Berke
14.00 Helge Renkewitz: Quantification of Latency for individual AR System Components
14.30 Susanne Harms: The flying Seahorse Project. How to build a digital entity for visual effects?
15.30-18.00 Sightseeing tour
19.00 Banquet
Wednesday
9.00-10.20 Section V:Education with MM
Chair:Susanne Harms
9.00 Gergely Hanczár: What is the trouble with education technology?
9.20 József Berke: The History of Hungarian Applied Multimedia
9.40 Ádám Varsányi: The Use of Multimedia in Language Teaching
10.00 János Busznyák: Tools and Aims in the Instruction of Multimedia
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
10.20-10.50 Coffee break
10.50-12.00 Section VI:Information visualization and WEB based graphics
Chair:János Schanda
10.50 Ugo Barchetti: 3DC PLUS: An Authoring Toolkit for Collaborative Virtual Environments
11.20 Zoltán Geiszt: Creating a Frame Software for Adjustable Virtual Classrooms
11.40. Veronika Stoffa:The controlled animation of dynamic data structure
12.00-12.30 Invited paper
Päivi Tahkokallio: European Design for All (EDeAN) DfA presentation
12.30-12.45 Closing of the conference
12.45-13.30 Hungarian EDeAN meeting
13.00 (14.00) Lunch
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