Jean E. Fox

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In 3 experiments, this article compares how overhearers interpreted second speakers' contributions to a conversation depending on whether the second speaker responded to a first speaker immediately; paused and responded; said um and responded; or said um, paused, and then responded. The conversational snippets tested were unscripted and diverse; an example(More)
A growing body of work has highlighted the challenges of identifying the stance that a speaker holds towards a particular topic, a task that involves identifying a holistic subjective disposition. We examine stance classification on a corpus of 4873 posts from the debate website ConvinceMe.net, for 14 topics ranging from the playful to the ideological. We(More)
Nitrogen fixation is a symbiotic process initiated by chemical signals from legumes that are recognized by soil bacteria. Here we show that some endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), so called because of their effect on hormone-signalling pathways in animal cells, also interfere with the symbiotic signalling that leads to nitrogen fixation. Our results(More)
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is developing a Computer-Assisted Data Collection (CADC) instrument for the Commodities and Services (C&S) survey for the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The instrument must be flexible enough to handle a variety of procedures and situations, but it must also be logical and useful for the data collectors and provide tools to(More)
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