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Examines the diversity of technological services that shrewdpermanent gadgets' mixture of actual interplay, networking, and processing make possible-capabilities whose strength, if allowed to come back to fruition, is actually innovative.

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A (centralised or distributed) directory/lookup service making it possible for devices to advertise their services and for other devices to query them. • A connectivity mechanism making it possible for devices to use the services of other devices once they have located them. g. ARP, DHCP or BOOTP for bootstrap, DMS or RMID for directories, sockets, RPC or RMI for connectivity). These solutions are usually too low-level and need to be federated at a higher level to work in such highly heterogeneous environments as addressed here.

They even "reason" and are capable of holding a discussion by means of software agents for intelligent dialogue. However, although they carry out the principal functions of vocal communication, it is tempting to say that, pragmatically, machines are still deaf and dumb. We should remember that pragmatism is to a certain extent the "function of form", that is to say, all of the information borne by the form of the signal (vocal, in this instance) which may modify the initial sense of the semantic content.

74–81. , DeAngeli, A. & Kuhn, K. (1997) Integration and synchronization of input modes during multimodal human-computer interaction. In Proceedings of Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems CHI ‘97 (22–27 March, Atlanta, GA). ACM Press, New York, pp. 415–422. Chapter 4: Multimodal Interaction on Mobile Artefacts 37 38 Chapter 5: The Voice as a Means of Humanising Man-machine Interfaces Chapter 5: The Voice as a Means of Humanising Man-machine Interfaces Noel Chateau, France Télécom R&D, France 1 Introduction Recent and future technological progress in the fields of signal processing, algorithms and artificial intelligence foresee communication between men and machines becoming increasingly close to that between two human beings, thus revealing a strong tendency towards anthropomorphism.

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