Distribution of Semantic Features Across Speech & Gesture by Humans and Machines

@inproceedings{Cassell1996DistributionOS,
  title={Distribution of Semantic Features Across Speech & Gesture by Humans and Machines},
  author={Justine Cassell and Scott Prevost},
  year={1996}
}
Introduction Participants in face-to-face dialogue have available to them information from a variety of modalities that can help them to understand what is being communicated by a speaker. While much of the information is conveyed by the speaker's choice of words, his/her intonational patterns, facial expressions and gestures also reflect the semantic and pragmatic content of the intended message. In many cases, different modalities serve to reinforce one another, as when intonation contours… CONTINUE READING
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