Research and Development


July 16, 2024

Ideas for Representing Conversations and Meetings presents some ideas to the new IETF vCon Working Group pertaining to artificial-intelligence use cases and scenarios involving processing and analyzing meetings' transcripts and minutes.

July 10, 2024

Representing Meetings' Transcripts and Minutes presents ideas towards representing transcripts and minutes for both in-person and virtual (e.g., WebRTC) meetings in a standard way.

June 26, 2024

Man-machine Dialogues Grounded in Public-sector Meeting Transcripts discusses that citizens and journalists may soon be able to ask questions of and engage in dialogues with artificial-intelligence systems about public-sector meetings.

June 20, 2024

Message Priority, Urgency, or Importance indicates that, by extending ActivityPub with priority, urgency, or importance for messages, social-media and other communication technologies could be more compatible with focus sessions during which interruptions are reduced.

May 14, 2024

Educational Exercises and Activities advances the state of the art with respect to educational exercises and activities, e.g., homework, quiz, and exam items, sequences of such items, and the interoperability between these and tutoring agents.

April 25, 2024

Orchestration Between AI-enhanced Wearable Devices and Secondary Displays envisions people as able to make use of secondary display devices while interacting with artificial-intelligence assistants via their wearable computing devices (e.g., earbuds, glasses, pins, and watches) in both their smart homes and workplaces.

April 15, 2024

Channels 2.0 broaches that channels, in particular digital channels, can be much more than just video containers.

April 3, 2024

Wikinotebooks is a proposal for a Wikimedia project to enable new, wiki-style, multi-user collaboration for end-users with respect to notebook-based computing in a way tightly integrated with the Wikimedia software ecosystem. Considered are that end-users could bring client-side computing, e.g., Jupyter Lite, utilize their own remote resources, e.g., from their research institutions, employers, and other cloud service providers, or utilize Wikimedia Foundation resources.