Awe the Audience: How the Narrative Trajectories Affect Audience Perception in Public Speaking

@inproceedings{Tanveer2018AweTA,
  title={Awe the Audience: How the Narrative Trajectories Affect Audience Perception in Public Speaking},
  author={Md. Iftekhar Tanveer and Samiha Samrose and Raiyan Abdul Baten and Mohammed E. Hoque},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2018}
}
Telling a great story often involves a deliberate alteration of emotions. In this paper, we objectively measure and analyze the narrative trajectories of stories in public speaking and their impact on subjective ratings. We conduct the analysis using the transcripts of over 2000 TED talks and estimate potential audience response using over 5 million spontaneous annotations from the viewers. We use IBM Watson Tone Analyzer to extract sentence-wise emotion, language, and social scores. Our study… CONTINUE READING
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