Julia, L., & Cheyer, A. Multimodal Interfaces for Internet.
The World Wide Web frightened us: during the first two years of its popularity, we felt that human-computer interaction had been set back 30 years. Fortunately, Java expanded the possibilities for user interface design, providing a way to run complex programs over the net. In this paper, we present a Java-enabled application with a multimodal (pen and voice) interface over the web. Our implementation approach was to add Java to the set of languages accepted by the Open Agent Architecture (OAA), a framework for rapidly prototyping complex applications, and particularly suited to those with multimodal interfaces. […]