Multimodal human discourse: gesture and speech

  title={Multimodal human discourse: gesture and speech},
  author={Francis K. H. Quek and David McNeill and Robert K. Bryll and Susan Duncan and Xin-Feng Ma and Cemil Kirbas and Karl E. McCullough and Rashid Ansari},
  journal={ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact.},
Gesture and speech combine to form a rich basis for human conversational interaction. To exploit these modalities in HCI, we need to understand the interplay between them and the way in which they support communication. We propose a framework for the gesture research done to date, and present our work on the cross-modal cues for discourse segmentation in free-form gesticulation accompanying speech in natural conversation as a new paradigm for such multimodal interaction. The basis for this… CONTINUE READING
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