Paper: Authoring Multimedia Documents Using WYSIWYM Editing

ACL ID C00-1033
Title Authoring Multimedia Documents Using WYSIWYM Editing
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2000

(1) This paper outlines a future 'ideal' nmlti- media document authoring system that allows authors to speci[y content and form of the docu- ment independently of each other and at a h igt~ level of abstraction; (2) It describes a working system that imple- ments a small but significant part of the flmc- tionality of such an ideal system, based on se- mantic modeling of tile pictures as well as the text of the docunmnt; and (3) It explains what needs to be done to bridge the gap between the implemented system and the ideal one. 1 A Future ~Ideal' Multimedia Document Authoring System A Document Authoring System is a tool that helps an author to writ(; docmnents. If the sys- tem supports tile authoring of documents that combine 'presentations' in media (text and images, for exampl...