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Divergence in Dialogue
One of the best known claims about human communication is that people's behaviour and language use converge during conversation. It has been proposed that these patterns can be explained by
On the Means for Clarification in Dialogue
The results of corpus analysis are presented which show a correlation between certain forms and possible readings, together with some indication of maximum likely distance between request and the utterance being clarified.
Graphical Language Games: Interactional Constraints on Representational Form
It is proposed that mutual-modifiability-opportunities for people to edit or manipulate each other's contributions-is a key constraint on the emergence of complex symbol systems and the implications for models of language development and the origins of compositionality.
Exploring mutual engagement in creative collaborations
The results indicate that providing no cues to identity increased mutual engagement between participants, and the appropriateness of quantitative, qualitative, and self-report data for identifying points of mutual engagement is discussed.
Tracking Lexical and Syntactic Alignment in Conversation
Tracking Lexical and Syntactic Alignment in Conversation Christine Howes, Patrick G. T. Healey and Matthew Purver {chrizba,ph,mpurver}@dcs.qmul.ac.uk Queen Mary University of London Interaction,
Incrementality and intention-recognition in utterance processing
This paper examines the phenomenon of split utterances, from the perspective of Dynamic Syntax, to further probe the necessity of full intention recognition/formation in communication, and illustrates how many dialogue phenomena can be seen as direct consequences of the grammar architecture, as long as this is presented within an incremental, goal-directed/predictivemodel.
Is Nonverbal Communication Disrupted in Interactions Involving Patients With Schizophrenia?
Patients’ symptoms are associated with the nonverbal behavior of patients and their partners, and patients’ increased negative symptoms and gesture use is associated with poorer interpersonal rapport.
The Distribution of Repair in Dialogue
The results show that repair is more frequent in task-oriented dialogue, that use of repair is broadly unaffected by familiarity or mode of interaction but substantially affected by task roles, and the complimentary patterns of repair used by conversational partners support the view of repairs as an integrated, cross-turn and cross-person, system for sustaining the mutual-intelligibility of dialogue.
Drawing Electroacoustic Music
Evidence is presented for the importance of paper-and-pen sketching in current practice and two strategic representational functions it serves: vagueness and ambiguity and the design alternatives that could be used to provide more support for the creative stages of electroacoustic composition.
Accountability of work activity in high-consequence work systems: human error in context
This article provides a framework for the consideration of organizational contexts of human error in high-consequence work systems, with a view to integrating empirical insights and supporting practical design work.