4.0265 Electronic Publishing Conference Announcement (1/210)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Wed, 11 Jul 90 16:29:19 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 0265. Wednesday, 11 Jul 1990.

Date: Tue, 10 Jul 90 05:23:00 EDT
From: Lou Burnard <LOU@VAX.OXFORD.AC.UK>
Subject: EP90 - conference announcement

Electronic Publishing '90
Advance Program and Registration Information

International Conference on Electronic Publishing,
Document Manipulation, and Typography

September 18-20, 1990
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD

About the conference

EP90, "Electronic Publishing '90," is the third in a series of
international conferences dedicated to all areas of electronic publishing,
document manipulation, and digital typography. Widely regarded as the
premier forum for reporting new research developments in these fields, the
EP conference series has attracted scientists and engineers from leading
academic, research, and industrial organizations around the world. The
British Computer Society sponsored EP86, held in Nottingham, England and
INRIA sponsored EP88, held in Nice, France.

EP90 will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
(formerly the National Bureau of Standards) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, close
to Washington, D. C., from Tuesday, September 18th through Thursday,
September 20th, 1990. An associated exhibition will provide an opportunity
for participants to see commercial and research systems in action.

A broad definition of electronic publishing is adopted to encompass all
aspects of computer-assisted preparation, presentation, transmittal,
storage, and retrieval of documents. Topics include traditional paper-based
documents; hypertexts and hypermedia; font design (both latin and non-latin
alphabets); experience with structured document preparation systems; the
intersection with and application of database systems and software
engineering environments; the theoretical foundations for document models
and systems; character, text and document recognition and manipulation;
experience with standards; and documents with actively computed content.

The proceedings of EP90 will be published by Cambridge University Press in
its Electronic Publishing Series and a copy will be provided to each
conference registrant.


EP90 Sponsor: National Institute of Standards and Technology

EP90 Co-Sponsors: ArborText Inc., EPSIG/American Association of
Publishers, INRIA, University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer
Studies, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center

In Co-operation With: Association for Computing Machinery, IEEE Computer
Society Technical Committee on Office Automation, TeX Users Group

Preliminary program

Tuesday, September 18

8:00- 9:00 Registration

9:00- 9:30 Opening session/chaired by Peter King
Welcome to NIST
James H. Burrows (Director, NCSL, NIST)

9:30-10:30 Keynote
Issues and Tradeoffs in Document Preparation Systems
Brian W. Kernighan (AT&T Bell Laboratories)

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-11:30 Invited paper
Towards Document Engineering
Vincent Quint (INRIA), Marc Nanard (CRIM),
and Jacques Andre (INRIA)

11:30-13:00 Paper session 1/chaired by Vincent Quint

Managing Properties in a System of Cooperating Editors
Donald D. Chamberlin
(IBM Research Division, Almaden Research Center)

A Logic Grammar Foundation for Document Representation
and Document Layout
Allen L. Brown, Jr. (Xerox Corporation, Webster
Research Center) and Howard Blair (Syracuse University)

Structured EditingHypertext Approach: Cooperation
and Complementarity
Anne-Marie Vercoustre (INRIA)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Paper session 2/chaired by Robert Morris

An ODA Page Planner for Professional Publishing
Giovanni Guardalben and Mose Giacomell (Hi.T Srl
Ingegneria per la Microinformatica)

flo: A Language forTypesetting Flowcharts
Anthony P. Wolfman and Daniel M. Berry (Technion)

Design of Hypermedia Publications: Issues and Solutions
Paul Kahn, Julie Launhardt (Brown University),
Krzysztof Lenk, and Ronnie Peters (Rhode Island School
of Design)

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:30 Paper session 3/chaired by Jan Walker

Strengths and Weaknesses of Database Models for
Textual Documents
B. N. Rossiter (Newcastle University) and
M. A. Heather (Newcastle Polytechnic)

A Structured Document Database System
Pekka Kilpelainen, Greger Linden, Heikki Mannila,
and Erja Nikunen (University of Helsinki)

The Integration of Structured Documents into DBMS

Jose Valdeni De Lima (Universidade Federal do
Rio Grande do Sul) and Henri Galy (Laboratoire de Genie
Informatique, IMAG)

17:30- Exhibition and Reception

Wednesday, September 19

9:30-10:00 Invited paper

Electronic Publishing - Practice and Experience
David F. Brailsford, David R. Evans
(University of Nottingham), and
Geeti Granger (John Wiley and Sons)

10:00-11:00 Paper session 4/chaired by Peter Brown

ADAPT: Automated Document Analysis Processing and
John Handley and Stuart Weibel
(OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.)

Recognition Processing for Multilingual Documents
A. Lawrence Spitz (Xerox Palo Alto Research Center)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-13:00 Paper session 5/chaired by Richard Rubinstein

Editing Images of Text
Gary E. Kopec and Steven C. Bagley
(Xerox Palo Alto Research Center)

Automatic Generation of Gridfitting Hints for
Rasterization of Outline Fonts or Graphics
Sten F. Andler
(IBM Research Division, Almaden Research Center)

Chinese Fonts and their Digitization
Y. S. Moon and T. Y. Shin
(Chinese University of Hong Kong)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Keynote address

15:00-18:30 Exhibition

18:30- Banquet

Thursday, September 20

9:30-11:00 Paper session 6/chaired by Heather Brown

The Role of a Descriptive Markup Language in the
Creation of Interactive Multimedia Documents for
Customized Electronic Delivery
Gil C. Cruz and Thomas H. Judd (Bellcore)

An Extensible, Object-Oriented System for
Active Documents
Paul M. English, Ethan Jacobson (Interleaf, Inc.),
Robert A. Morris (University of Massachusetts at
Boston), Kimbo B. Mundy, Stephen D. Pelletier,
Thomas A. Polucci, and H. David Scarbro
(Interleaf, Inc.)

Documents as User Interfaces
Eric A. Bier (Xerox Palo Alto Research Center) and
Aaron Goodisman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-13:00 Invited paper
Electronic Publishing: Why is it so hard?
Richard J. Beach (Xerox Palo Alto Research Center)


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