Digital Assistant for Supporting Conference Participants: An Attempt to Combine Mobile, Ubiquitous and Web Computing

  • Yasuyuki Sumi
  • Kenji Mase
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2201)


This paper describes a project of providing digital assistants to support participants in an academic conference. We provided participants at the conference with a personal assistant system with mobile and ubiquitous computing technologies and facilitated communications among the participants. We also made online services available via the Web to encourage the participants to continue their relationships even after the conference. In this paper, we show the system we provided for the project and report the results.


Online Service Conference Participant User Distribution Agent Character Conference Site 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuyuki Sumi
    • 1
  • Kenji Mase
    • 1
  1. 1.ATR Media Integration & Communications Research LaboratoriesAdvanced Telecommunications Research Institute InternationalKyotoJapan

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