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Interactional coherence in CMC
  • S. Herring
  • Physics
    Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Hawaii…
  • 5 January 1999
TLDR
Evaluating the coherence of computer-mediated interaction by surveying research on cross-turn coherence reveals a high degree of disrupted adjacency, overlapping exchanges, and topic decay.
Interactional Coherence in CMC
  • S. Herring
  • Physics
    J. Comput. Mediat. Commun.
  • 23 June 2006
TLDR
Evaluating the coherence of computer-mediated interaction by surveying research on cross-turn coherence reveals a high degree of disrupted adjacency, overlapping exchanges, and topic decay.
Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis : An Approach to Researching Online Behavior
Over the past fifteen years, the Internet has triggered a boom in research on human behavior. As growing numbers of people interact on a regular basis in chat rooms, web forums, listservs, email,
Bridging the gap: a genre analysis of Weblogs
TLDR
A content analysis of 203 randomly-selected Weblogs considers the likely antecedents of the blog genre, situate it with respect to the dominant forms of digital communication on the Internet today, and advance predictions about its long-term impacts.
Beyond Microblogging: Conversation and Collaboration via Twitter
TLDR
A corpus of naturally-occurring public Twitter messages reveals a surprising degree of conversationality, facilitated especially by the use of @ as a marker of addressivity, and shed light on the limitations of Twitter's current design for collaborative use.
Computer‐Mediated Discourse
TLDR
The study of computer-mediated discourse (henceforth CMD) is a specialization within the broader interdisciplinary study ofComputer-mediated communication (CMC), distinguished by its focus on language and language use in computer networked environments, and by its use of methods of discourse analysis to address that focus.
Gender and Democracy in Computer-Mediated Communication
  • S. Herring
  • Political Science, Computer Science
    Computerization and Controversy, 2nd Ed.
  • 1 October 1995
A Faceted Classification Scheme for Computer-Mediated Discourse
TLDR
A classification scheme for computer-mediated discourse that classifies samples in terms of clusters of features, or “facets” is described to synthesize and articulate aspects of technical and social context that influence discourse usage in CMC environments.
Weblogs as a bridging genre
TLDR
This paper presents the results of a quantitative content analysis of 203 randomly selected blogs, comparing the empirically observable features of the corpus with popular claims about the nature of blogs, and finding them to differ in a number of respects.
Conversations in the Blogosphere: An Analysis "From the Bottom Up"
The "blogosphere" has been claimed to be a densely interconnected conversation, with bloggers linking to other bloggers, referring to them in their entries, and posting comments on each other's
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