Karla Batres

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We examined lexical choice and variability in referring expressions during direction-giving to pedestrians. The Walking Around Corpus comprises an experimentally parameterized collection of spontaneous spoken dialogues produced by 36 pairs of people communicating by mobile telephone; it provides both a testbed for lexical entrainment “in the wild” as well(More)
The Walking Around Corpus is an experimentally designed corpus of spontaneous spoken dialogs in which a stationary partner (a Giver, G) directed a pedestrian (a Follower, F) over a mobile phone to visit 18 destinations over a ~1.8 mile route on the Stony Brook University campus. After the navigation task, each of the 36 pairs participated in several(More)
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