An Ego-Centric and Tangible Approach to Meeting Indexing and Browsing

  • Denis Lalanne
  • Florian Evequoz
  • Maurizio Rigamonti
  • Bruno Dumas
  • Rolf Ingold
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4892)


This article presents an ego-centric approach for indexing and browsing meetings. The method considers two concepts: meetings’ data alignment with personal information to enable ego-centric browsing and live intentional annotation of meetings through tangible actions to enable ego-centric indexing. The article first motivates and introduces these concepts and further presents brief states-of-the-art of the domain of tangible user interaction, of document-centric multimedia browsing, a traditional tangible object to transport information, and of personal information management. The article then presents our approach in the context of meeting and details our methods to bridge the gap between meeting data and personal information. Finally the article reports the progress of the integration of this approach within Fribourg’s meeting room.


Personal Information Meeting Room Multimodal Interaction Tangible Interface Meeting Participant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Denis Lalanne
    • 1
  • Florian Evequoz
    • 1
  • Maurizio Rigamonti
    • 1
  • Bruno Dumas
    • 1
  • Rolf Ingold
    • 1
  1. 1.DIVA Group, Department of InformaticsUniversity of FribourgFribourgSwitzerland

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