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Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group Meeting

in conjunction with

SWAD-Europe Workshop
24-26 June 2002, Bristol, U.K.

Registration | Participants | Agenda and Location | Minutes | Required Readings | Logistics

Nearby: SWAD-Europe events page

The goals of this meeting are to:

  1. Discuss EARL specification and tool issues and develop a new specification draft,
  2. Discuss annotation mechanisms for images, tools and their use cases


You must register for the workshop if you plan to attend. Registration closes 8 June 2002.


Registration is open to participants of the WAI Evaluation and Repair Tools Working Group and to people interested in the SWAD-Europe project.

Agenda and Location


This meeting will be held in Bristol, hosted by ILRT, University of Bristol. The meeting will take place at Royal Fort House in the University of Bristol. It is located off Tyndall Avenue, Bristol. (There is a wooded walk, and the Fort House is in the Gardens). A map of the location is available - building 63, F5.

Remote participation

There was an IRC channel available during the meeting to allow some remote participation.


Workshop each day will begin at 9am and finish at 5pm. Lunch will be provided from noon to 1:30 pm with coffee breaks morning and afternoon.

Monday 24 June and Tuesday 25 June - EARL

Wednesday 26 June - Annotation of images.


IRC logs: these are the raw records of the meeting

Follow up discussion of EARL work takes place on the Evaluation and Repair Tools mailing list. For image annotations, follow up should take place on the www-annotation list.

Preparation - readings

Days one and two (EARL)
Most important
EARL 0.95
EARL references from the ERT working group page

Discussions of issues in the ERT working group mailing list archive.

logs of #er IRC channel discussion
Day three (annotating images)
In no special order



There are many hotels and hostels in Bristol. No particular hotel has been recommended for this meeting, but the following are reasonably close (5 - 25 minute walk) to the University of Bristol.

Hotel Du Vin - 115 per night
The Sugar House
Narrow Lewins Mead, Bristol Tel: 0117 9255577
The Bristol Marriot Royal Hotel - 99 per night
College Green
Bristol Tel: 0117 9255100
Berkeley Square Hotel - 86 per night (closest to ILRT)
15 Berkeley Square
Clifton, Bristol Tel: 0117 925 4000
Seeleys Hotel - 65 per night
17-27 St Pauls Road
Clifton, Bristol Tel: 0117 9738544
Courtlands - around 35 per night
1 Redland Court road
Redland, Bristol, Tel: 0117 942 4432


There is an International airport in Bristol, a bus station with direct connections to London airports, and a train station with connections to most of the UK.

$Date: 2002/09/23 12:56:02 $ Wendy Chisholm

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