DCS861A Emerging Information Technologies II
Schedule Spring 2001

Meeting     Topics     Assignments
1
Saturday
Jan 27
e-Commerce

Speaker: Dr. David Bantz, dbantz@us.ibm.com
    Manager, IBM Global Small Business
    Talk: "Between a Rock and a Hard Place:
    Delivering IT to Small Businesses"
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains
    Talk Slides
Readings: Kendall: Chap 12
Readings for guest speaker:
    Forbes article
    centerbeam.com
    everdream.com
    U.S. Small Business Admin
Complete by Feb 3:
Quiz 1: Kendall, Chap 12
Tu-Fri
Feb 21-23
Internet World Wireless 2001 - Most significant
emerging wireless Internet market event
FREE Exhibits   Javits Center, NYC
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement
2
Saturday
Feb 24
Multi-channel/Multi-modal Pervasive Computing,
XML, VoiceXML, WML, WAP, m-Commerce


Speaker: Dr. Stéphane Maes,
smaes@us.ibm.com   Slides

    IBM Manager, Mobile Speech Solutions
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains

Patrick: Internet World Wireless 2001
Team D+: Presentation on Pervasive Computing
Team D+: WAP/WML Report/Slides
Readings:
Pervasive Paper by Omojokun
Pervasive Paper by IBM
Computing Goes Everywhere
The Evolution of Computing
IBM Mobile Computing
PDF Papers on Pervasive

Complete by Mar 3:
Quiz 2: First two papers above

Wed
Mar 7
Ray Kurzweil: "The Age of Spiritual Machines"
Robinson Auditorium, West Point, 7:45pm
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement
Sat-Wed
Mar10-14
ACM1: Beyond Cyberspace - how key advances
in computing and IT are reshaping our world!
FREE Exhibits  San Jose Convention Center
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement
3
Saturday
Mar 24
XML Applications and related topics

Speaker: Dr. Frank Mabry, Jr.
    Dept EE&CS, U.S. Military Academy, West Point
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains

Team B: Presentation on XML   PPT
Orson: XML Documents & Databases   PPT
Les: XML-B2B   PPT
Jonathan: "Building VoiceXML Apps"   PPT
Thanh: "EndNote4 Reference Tool"   PPT   PDF
Readings:
XML Content Management Server
XML 1.0 W3C Recommendation
XML in 10 points
XML in the Real World-Ambler
The Ascent of XML
A Study of XML-Norman

Complete by Mar 31:
Quiz 3: First two papers above

Mon-Tu
Apr 9-10
2nd Annual XML DevCon Spring 2001
FREE Exhibits   Marriott Marquis Hotel, NYC
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement
4
Saturday
Apr 21
Human Computer Interaction

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Lai,
jlai@us.ibm.com   Slides

    Speech Interface Designer, IBM
    11:30-12:30, Rm 320, Grad Ctr, White Plains

Team A: Presentation on HCI
Steve & Marilyn: report on Kurzweil's talk
Readings:
3-D Audio for HCI by Duda
PDF Papers: HCI, Personalization

Complete by Apr 28:
Quiz 4: Three PDF papers on HCI

Friday
Apr 27
ACM MASPLAS'01 Mid-Atl Student Workshop
Prog Languages & Systems, IBM Research, NY
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement
Tu-Th
May 1-3
AIIM 2001 - The Enterprise
Content Management Expo and Conference
FREE Exhibits  Javits Center, NYC
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement
5
Saturday
May 12
Natural Language Processing

Agenda 3:00 - 5:15
Hany: Marriage of media & Internet-20min doc
Team C: Presentation on NLP - 45 min
    Introduction: What is NL and NLP?
    Observations: NLP importance & challenges
    Application: State of the art, IEA, future
Dennis: report on XMLDevcon 2001 - 15 min
Jim: "Personalization Technology" - 20 min
Les: Sanfrancisco Frameworks Product doc
Vera: Web Content Management

Readings:
Speech&LangProc, Prentice,Ch.1
"What Use is a Turing Chatterbox?"
"Natural Language Dialogue..."
Assoc Computational Linguistics
MIT's Computational Linguistics
The ACL NLP/CL Universe
PC AI - Natural Language Proc
CMU's AI Repository on NLP
Columbia NLP Group

Complete by May 15:
Individual Research Paper
Quiz 5: First 3 readings above

Tu-Fri
May29-
Jun1
Wireless One Conference & Expo - The Business
and Technology of the Mobile Economy
FREE Exhibits Wed-Th  Hilton, NYC
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement
Mon-Th
Jun11-14
UML World - Architecture, Patterns,
Project Management, Software Process, UML
FREE Exhibits Tu-Wed  Crowne Plaza, NYC
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement
Mon-Fri
Jun25-29
PC EXPO/TECHXNY - showcase for the world's
most dynamic business tech players & products
FREE Exhibits Tu-Th  Javits Center, NYC
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement
Sun-Tu
Jul22-24
WirelessDevCon2001 - Featuring
emerging wireless technologies
FREE Exhibits Mon-Tu  Hilton, NYC
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement
Wed-Fri
Oct24-26
SpeechTek 2001 - world's largest event
on speech technology in the global marketplace
FREE Exhibits Th-Fri  Hilton, NYC
This is a suggested opportunity
and not a requirement