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An oscillator model of the timing of turn-taking
When humans talk without conventionalized arrangements, they engage in conversation—that is, a continuous and largely nonsimultaneous exchange in which speakers take turns. Turn-taking is ubiquitousExpand
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Models of Turn Taking in Conversational Interaction
This paper reviews current attempts to understand the mechanisms by which turns are exchanged and considers three major approaches: stochastic models, signalling models, and sequential-production models. Expand
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Conceptions of Interaction and Forms of Sociological Explanation
Sudman, Seymour 1966 "Probability sampling with quotas." Journal of the American Statistical Association 61 (September):749-771. Woodward, Julian L. and Elmo Roper 1950 "Political activity ofExpand
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The structure of silence between turns in two‐party conversation
Turn taking is a fundamental structural feature of social interaction. Three major approaches to describing turn taking have emerged: stochastic, signaling, and sequential‐production models. TheExpand
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Qualitative "Versus" Quantitative Methods in Social Research
The perennial controversy over quantitative and qualitative methods is addressed from an empirical point of view rather than as a purely methodological or epistemological question. Consideration ofExpand
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Relational networks: An extension of sociometric concepts
Abstract Conventional dyadic sociometric techniques are shown to be inadequate for dealing with substantively important complex relationships. An extension of the concept of relationship is proposedExpand
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Critique of Ordinal Variables
The formal properties of ordinal variables are examined in relation to the requirements for (1) empirically testing models formulated in terms of interval variables and (2) stating substantiveExpand
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