Automatic Recognition of Emergent Social Roles in Small Group Interactions

  title={Automatic Recognition of Emergent Social Roles in Small Group Interactions},
  author={Ashtosh Sapru and Herv{\'e} Bourlard},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Multimedia},
This paper investigates the automatic recognition of social roles that emerge naturally in small groups. These roles represent a flexible classification scheme that can generalize across different scenarios of small group interaction. We systematically investigate various verbal and non-verbal cues extracted from turn-taking patterns, vocal expression, and linguistic style to model speakers behavior. The influence of social roles on the behavior cues exhibited by a speaker is modeled using a… CONTINUE READING


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