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Group Interaction Frontiers in Technology

Gabriel Murray, Hayley Hung, Joann Keyton, Catherine Lai, Nale Lehmann-Willenbrock, Catharine Oertel
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 on International Conference on Multimodal Interaction - ICMI '18  
This paper provides a summary of the activities of the workshop and the accepted papers.  ...  The workshop has been very successful in attracting submissions addressing important facets in the context of technologies for analyzing and aiding groups.  ...  realistic representation of head and body behavior in group conversations.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3242969.3272960 dblp:conf/icmi/MurrayHKLLO18 fatcat:z4ccv55uobd43knb7xz3gminqq

Creating Standardized Video Recordings of Multimodal Interactions across Cultures [chapter]

Matthias Rehm, Elisabeth André, Nikolaus Bee, Birgit Endrass, Michael Wissner, Yukiko Nakano, Afia Akhter Lipi, Toyoaki Nishida, Hung-Hsuan Huang
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this chapter, the challenges of such an endeavor are introduced and solutions are presented by examples from a German-Japanese project that aims at modeling culture-specific behaviors for Embodied Conversational  ...  To gain such insights in the interrelation of culture and behavior patterns, the information from the literature is often too anecdotal to serve as the basis for modeling a system's behavior, making it  ...  Further conversational phenomena arise in multi-party conversations.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04793-0_9 fatcat:cium2q4nvvhk3onffuwe7xggyy

Automatic gaze analysis in multiparty conversations based on Collective First-Person Vision

Shiro Kumano, Kazuhiro Otsuka, Ryo Ishii, Junji Yamato
2015 2015 11th IEEE International Conference and Workshops on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG)  
We visualize the characteristics of participants' gaze behavior as a gazeecentered heat map, which quantitatively reveals what parts of the gazee's body and for how long the participant looked at it while  ...  in a unified framework by gathering captured audio-visual signals to a centralized system and using a general conversation rule, i.e. listeners look mainly at the speaker.  ...  Thus, we first report a preliminary experiment and its results to grasp the notable characteristics of gaze behavior for self-calibrating gaze analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fg.2015.7284861 dblp:conf/fg/KumanoOIY15 fatcat:zctvln6jfjgkbdoz6duqs6ikri

Turn-timing in signed conversations: coordinating stroke-to-stroke turn boundaries

Connie de Vos, Francisco Torreira, Stephen C. Levinson
2015 Frontiers in Psychology  
Alternatively, signed conversations may show a similar distribution of turn-timing as spoken languages, thus avoiding both gaps and overlaps.  ...  The avoidance of overlapping turns could be motivated by the difficulty of hearing and speaking at the same time. If so, turn-taking in sign might show greater toleration for overlap.  ...  We also thank Ellen Nauta for modeling in Figure 1 , Sean Roberts for comments on the quantitative analysis of the data, and the members of the Language and Cognition Department, especially Elma Hilbrink  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00268 pmid:25852593 pmcid:PMC4371657 fatcat:3od5cccjirew3oomj2grlbfevi

Anticipating Safety Issues in E2E Conversational AI: Framework and Tooling [article]

Emily Dinan, Gavin Abercrombie, A. Stevie Bergman, Shannon Spruit, Dirk Hovy, Y-Lan Boureau, Verena Rieser
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Over the last several years, end-to-end neural conversational agents have vastly improved in their ability to carry a chit-chat conversation with humans.  ...  We additionally provide a suite of tools to enable researchers to make better-informed decisions about training and releasing end-to-end conversational AI models.  ...  He is a member and the scientific director of the Data and Marketing Insights Unit of the Bocconi Institute for Data Science and Analysis.  ... 
arXiv:2107.03451v3 fatcat:ofl2i3btmzbmxlpozqy5iifd3e

Documentary and descriptive linguistics

1998 Linguistics  
Much of the work that is labeled 'descriptive' within linguistics comprises two activities, i.e. the collection of primary data and a (low-level) analysis of these data.  ...  These include the rights of the individuals and communities contributing to a language documentation, the parameters for the selection of the data to be included in a documentation, and the assessment  ...  Such editing precludes further analysis in a variety of frameworks, including discourse and conversation analysis and interactional sociolinguistics.  ... 
doi:10.1515/ling.1998.36.1.161 fatcat:d3w37pydyfawpov6ka2766u65e

Temporal Entrainment in Overlapping Speech

Marcin Włodarczak
2014 Zenodo  
PhD thesis, Department of Lingustics and Literary Studies, Bielefeld University  ...  First, in multi-party conversation more than one party might self-select.  ...  Like most conversation analytic constructs, the model was developed without a backing of a systematic quantitative data analysis.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3234495 fatcat:pqk5ykshpfcynh3idotxdzmdgi

Shallow features as indicators of English–German contrasts in lexical cohesion

Kerstin Kunz, Ekaterina Lapshinova-Koltunski, José Manuel Martínez Martínez, Katrin Menzel, Erich Steiner
2017 Languages in Contrast: International Journal for Contrastive Linguistics  
This paper contrasts lexical cohesion between English and German spoken and written registers, reporting findings from a quantitative lexical analysis.  ...  The results are interpreted relative to our hypotheses and related to the following properties of texts in terms of lexical cohesion: semantic variability, cohesive strength, number and length of nominal  ...  This distinction is out of the scope of the syntactic phase as it is a target of the overall process of frame annotation.  ... 
doi:10.1075/lic.16005.kun fatcat:p7pa2crm6rgkrfmsdf7m5265ea

Program in Ethnographic Film Newsletter

1972 Program in Ethnographic Film (PIEF) Newsletter  
Does the way we structure reality when we make pictures of it determine how we speak of it (to turn Whorf around for a change)?  ...  Those interested in the analysis of visual symbolic forms from a cultural-historical framework. 3. Those interested in visual technologies and methodologies for recording and analyzing behavior. 4.  ...  These preliminaries were followed, at night, by a series of "revenge party" dances, simulations of attack and defense.  ... 
doi:10.1525/var.1972.3.3.1 fatcat:ayhawkmpejfr5pzhxo4gphjmsq

PSR volume 75 issue 2 Cover and Back matter

1981 American Political Science Review  
Provides a detailed analysis of the political obstacles to achieving cost control and improved productivity in governmental enterprise.CONDOMINIUMS: The Effects of Conversion on a CommunityJohn R.  ...  Stanley Hoffmann Can moral behavior exist in a world of states? Under what conditions? Where do norms for moral behavior, considerations of right and wrong, fit in the relations between states?  ...  THE MIND OF THE FOUNDER Decline of an Empire The Soviet Socialist Republics in Revolt HELEN CARRERE D'ENCAUSSE Through a scrupulous analysis of official Soviet sources Carrere d'Encausse reveals a multinational  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0003055400172065 fatcat:k5fhjos3onfyhaf3klntkqssb4

Archives and Inference: Documentary Evidence in Case Study Research and the Debate over U.S. Entry into World War II

Christopher Darnton
2018 International Security  
and interpreting individual documents' content in the context of public sources and scholarly literature, and on measurement and data collection (particularly for future quantitative analysis). 5 Both  ...  , and alternative arguments; and account for a complex array of variables, including psychological and organizational factors in foreign policy. 2 Documentary evidence now features on both sides of important  ...  This approach might be particularly effective in the early stages of a large research project, and it is essential in replication analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1162/isec_a_00306 fatcat:hfxmqhpbxzenngllekktuc6zcu

Frequency and length of syllables in Serbian

Marija Radojicic, Biljana Lazic, Sebastijan Kaplar, Ranka Stankovic, Ivan Obradovic, Ján Macutek, Lívia Lessová
2019 Glottometrics  
Contributions in English or German written with a common text processing system (preferably WORD) should be sent to one of the editors.  ...  Indexed in ESCI by Clarivate Analytics and SCOPUS by Elsevier Glottometrics ist eine unregelmäßig er-scheinende Zeitdchrift (2-3 Ausgaben pro Jahr) für die quantitative Erforschung von Sprache und Text  ...  Analysis of Sentence Hierarchical Structure in English).  ... 
dblp:journals/glottometrics/RadojicicLKSOML19 fatcat:3cdl7l4wpfaf7gq7k7kmgjktci

Multi-aspect Multilingual and Cross-lingual Parliamentary Speech Analysis [article]

Kristian Miok, Encarnacion Hidalgo-Tenorio, Petya Osenova, Miguel-Angel Benitez-Castro, Marko Robnik-Sikonja
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In contrast, we apply advanced NLP methods to a joint and comparative analysis of six national parliaments (Bulgarian, Czech, French, Slovene, Spanish, and United Kingdom) between 2017 and 2020, whose  ...  transcripts are a part of the ParlaMint dataset collection.  ...  endearment; usage of rising intonation, questions and epistemic modality to mark their lack of confidence; and, finally, neither swearing nor turn-taking control, interruption or topic selection in conversation  ... 
arXiv:2207.01054v1 fatcat:xch73yi5rneh3eehfibwiuyjzu

Linked open data to represent multilingual poetry collections. A proposal to solve interoperability issues between poetic repertoires

Elena González-Blanco, Gimena del Rio, Clara Martínez Cantón
2016 Zenodo  
Th is paper describes the creation of a poetic ontology in order to use it as a basis to link different databases and projects w orking on metrics and poetry.  ...  It has been built on the model of the Spanish digital repertoire ReMetCa, but its aim is to be enlarg ed and improved in order to fit under every poetic system.  ...  Since 2013, our work on OLiA has been partially supported by the LOEWE cluster "Digital Humanities" at the Goethe-University Frankfurt (2011-2014) and a DFGfunded project on a Virtual Library for General  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2551595 fatcat:4nbzl534ebgnbort742fhfoqam

VM-Flow [chapter]

Ivo J. G. dos Santos, Edmundo R. M. Madeira
2004 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing  
For the avoidance of doubt, the content of this report reflects only the opinion of the project consortium members and its authors.  ...  To view a copy of this license, visit : or send a letter to Creative Commons,  ...  It is expected that WSCL will be extended for more complex Web Services framework, e.g. to include multi-party conversations, quality of service attributes, transactions, or composition of conversations  ... 
doi:10.1007/1-4020-8155-3_15 fatcat:tdnlcms72rbznjvwphoztdx37y
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