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WAM Research team

Web, adaptation and multimedia

  • Leader : Vincent Quint
  • Research center(s) : CRI Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes
  • Field : Perception, Cognition, Interaction
  • Theme : Knowledge and Data Representation and Management
  • Partner(s) : Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble),Institut polytechnique de Grenoble,CNRS,Université Pierre Mendes-France (Grenoble)
  • Collaborator(s) : Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble (LIG) (UMR5217)

Team presentation

Project WAM aims at making it easier to develop and use rich multimedia contents and applications on the web. Particular attention is paid to documents and applications that tightly integrate different types of media objects, be they discrete (text, images, equations) or continuous (video, audio, animations). Multimedia resources are distributed, linked together, and use platform-neutral formats, which make them usable by anyone through different kinds of terminals and networks.

Research themes

Multimedia document models and formats. Models and formats used for sharing multimedia content on the web must represent the many facets of multimedia documents. Their richness and versatility determine how multimedia content can be processed and used in various contexts.

XML processing. XML is the ground on which web multimedia formats are built. It is therefore crucial to better understand how XML structures can be handled, and what are the theoretical tools that may help to develop an effective framework for processing XML structures.

Multimedia authoring. Authors of multimedia documents and applications need help from specialized tools to benefit from the many, complex possibilities offered by web formats. Methods used for static textual documents do not work for dynamic multimedia web resources. New approaches have to be developed and experimented.

Augmented Environments Multimedia web formats, XML technologies, and new authoring techniques enable innovative applications that combine web resources with data from the real world to allow users of mobile devices to interact in many different ways with their environment.

Keywords: Web Multimedia XML processing Augmented reality Mobile applications