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Linguistic and paralinguistic differences between multimodal and telephone-only dialogues in English and Japanese

Laurel Fais, Kyung-ho Loken-Kim, Tsuyoshi Morimoto
1996 Journal of the Acoustical Society of Japan (E)  
We report on a comparison of English and Japanese speech in goal-directed conversation in both telephone-only and multimedia environments.  ...  Results have implications for constructing models of speaker and hearer, as well as for understanding the role of visual information in communication and for the design of a machine translation system  ...  Yamazaki, the president of ATR Interpreting Telecommunications Research Laboratories, for the support and cheerful encouragement which made this study possible. We also would like to thank Mr.  ... 
doi:10.1250/ast.17.229 fatcat:sqey5xrzi5btjohvw7gfdmxtv4

Dialogue Control Functions and Interaction Design [chapter]

Harry C. Bunt
1995 Dialogue and Instruction  
It is argued that transparency and naturalness are important qualities of a dialogue for the student, helping him to concentrate on the learning task (thanks to naturalness) and to understand his own performance  ...  It is argued, and illustrated with some examples, that the understanding and application of the notions of transparency and naturalness can benefit from using the concepts of Dynamic Interpretation Theory  ...  Every dialogue act, when interpreted by the addressee, changes the cognitive context; the difference between a task-oriented (`TO-') dialogue act and a DC act is that the former only causes further changes  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-57827-4_14 fatcat:leo3ydx7kbbyzbsyhuaslnl3mm

Paralinguistics in speech and language—State-of-the-art and the challenge

Björn Schuller, Stefan Steidl, Anton Batliner, Felix Burkhardt, Laurence Devillers, Christian Müller, Shrikanth Narayanan
2013 Computer Speech and Language  
Paralinguistic analysis is increasingly turning into a mainstream topic in speech and language processing.  ...  In addition, we present the new benchmark obtained by fusion of participants' predictions and conclude by discussing ten recent and emerging trends in the analysis of paralinguistics in speech and language  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the sponsors of the challenge, the HUMAINE Association and Deutsche Telekom Laboratories. The responsibility lies with the authors.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.csl.2012.02.005 fatcat:2izbs3usxbgj5drbehlyknfciq

Meaning Making and Communication in the Multimodal Age: Ideas for Language Teachers

José Aldemar Álvarez Valencia
2016 Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal  
I provide practical applications of multimodal analyses by examining printed and digital pages of educational materials.  ...  This paper intends to introduce the core concepts of multimodality including semiotic resources, modes of communication, and intersemiotic relationships.  ...  Providing students with tools to understand multimodal texts will not only help them become better meaning makers but also will expand the teachers' possibilities to choose pedagogical materials from different  ... 
doi:10.14483/calj.v18n1.8403 fatcat:wa5sf2w7gba7dfmjqga7alarsm

Annotating Narrative Levels: Review of Guideline No. 7

Gunther Martens
2020 Journal of Cultural Analytics  
interpretation and a strict focus on the annotation of text-intrinsic, linguistic aspects of narrative.  ...  In keeping with film terminology, these acts, including of the act of taking charge of the narration itself, are taken to be acts of framing constitutive of distinctive levels: "We will define this difference  ...  Narratology has already taken advantage of ongoing research in the fields of multimodality and paralinguistics.  ... 
doi:10.22148/001c.11775 fatcat:cxh7emf255arfdbsi2tgzw6bqm

Multilingualism in Audiovisual Texts for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Audience

Jurgita Kerevičienė, Miglė Urbonienė
2017 Sustainable Multilingualism  
Different strategies and methods of employing the multilingual AV texts for the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing audience have been adopted in various countries; however, nowadays Lithuania has only  ...  The producers of the AV texts tend to portray specific cultural aspects with different linguistic variations, which are also related to particular stylistic, pragmatic or discursive functions.  ...  Co-existence of various semantic signs provides transfer from one semiologic complex to another one in AVT and "the equality of the translation as such covers not only equivalence between the linguistic  ... 
doi:10.1515/sm-2017-0016 fatcat:rwbno6tkojeh3edzod53iprom4

Concept Selection and Translation Strategy: Subtitling for the Deaf based on Corpus Analysis

Catalina Jiménez Hurtado, Silvia Martínez Martínez
2019 Linguistica Antverpiensia, New Series – Themes in Translation Studies  
This study used an annotated multimodal corpus of 52 international films of different genres, which had been dubbed in Spanish and subtitled for Spanish Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (DHH) viewers, according  ...  In the past 20 years, corpus analysis has been applied to different translation modalities.  ...  Online portal for the dissemination and evaluation of accessible audiovisual resources (FFI2015-65934-R)], funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness.  ... 
doi:10.52034/lanstts.v17i0.468 fatcat:n7anfdnpnnhmfowtequmx7egxm

13. Subtitling and dubbing in telecinematic text [chapter]

Marie-Noëlle Guillot, Miriam A. Locher, Andreas H. Jucker
2017 Pragmatics of Fiction  
AVT language is fictional language, with the additional twist of mediating text and meaning across languages and cultures in a multimodal context in which source and target remain intertextually linked  ...  and characterization, and communicative practices in their interlingual representations.  ...  register, non-standard language, linguistic idiosyncracies, paralinguistic and interactional features of dialogue in writing, all in synchrony with the filmic image and dialogue (Remael 2003: 226 ).  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110431094-013 fatcat:6lh2uzg7jrc3tp5vcy2rjc5jkm

impact of context on community interpreting research, practice & training

Esther De Boe, Katalin Balogh, Heidi Salaets
2021 Linguistica Antverpiensia, New Series – Themes in Translation Studies  
By means of examples from a variety of settings in community interpreting (CI), it shows how the different levels of context interact, and, in these ways, have an impact on CI practice, research and training  ...  Starting from some theoretical notions on the concept of context, this article moves on to discuss different levels of context, namely, geographical, socio-institutional and interactional.  ...  , paralinguistic and intrapersonal).  ... 
doi:10.52034/lanstts.v20i.695 fatcat:cnjt3rewfzhzfkodpx7hgiglhe

Dawn of the transformer era in speech emotion recognition: closing the valence gap [article]

Johannes Wagner, Andreas Triantafyllopoulos, Hagen Wierstorf, Maximilian Schmitt, Felix Burkhardt, Florian Eyben, Björn W. Schuller
2022 arXiv   pre-print
on-par with recent multimodal approaches that explicitly utilise textual information.  ...  However, existing works have not evaluated the influence of model size and pre-training data on downstream performance, and have shown limited attention to generalisation, robustness, fairness, and efficiency  ...  Technically speaking, the term multistream would be more correct, as linguistics and paralinguistics do not constitute different modalities per se, but different information streams derived from the same  ... 
arXiv:2203.07378v2 fatcat:xpitp6wsa5c2rcbgicyakblpqi

Automated Empathy Detection for Oncology Encounters [article]

Zhuohao Chen, James Gibson, Ming-Chang Chiu, Qiaohong Hu, Tara K Knight, Daniella Meeker, James A Tulsky, Kathryn I Pollak, Shrikanth Narayanan
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We make the empathy predictions using Support Vector Machines (SVMs) and evaluate the performance on different combinations of features in terms of average precision (AP).  ...  In this paper, a multimodal system is proposed for the first time to automatically detect empathic interactions in recordings of real-world face-to-face oncology encounters that might accelerate manual  ...  However, these dialogues involves only one patient and one therapist who speak in separated audio channels.  ... 
arXiv:2007.00809v1 fatcat:xubp5kbqobeptcyxcagzr4kkdi

Total Integrative Evolutionary Communication: Towards a Cybersemiotic Discourse Pragmatics

Ole Nedergaard Thomsen, Søren Brier
2014 The public journal of semiotics  
They are hybrids between nature and nurture, manipulating all sorts of artificiality (e.g. pen and ink writing, digital-electronic texting, mobile telephonic amplification).  ...  The basic "molecule" of the cybersemiotic model of human communication is a dyad between two linguistic cyborgs, alias natural language users. Single human communicators are thus "atoms".  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks to our two anonymous referees for very valuable comments and criticisms, both as regards content, style, and argumentation.  ... 
doi:10.37693/pjos.2014.6.11467 fatcat:ob5jijihhffp3dvg7t4k6s5gem

A Russian Keyword Spotting System Based on Large Vocabulary Continuous Speech Recognition and Linguistic Knowledge

Valentin Smirnov, Dmitry Ignatov, Michael Gusev, Mais Farkhadov, Natalia Rumyantseva, Mukhabbat Farkhadova
2016 Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering  
The system is based on CMU Sphinx open-source speech recognition platform and on the linguistic models and algorithms developed by Speech Drive LLC.  ...  The effective combination of baseline statistic methods, real-world training data, and the intensive use of linguistic knowledge led to a quality result applicable to industrial use.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank SpRecord LLC authorities for providing real-world telephone-quality data used in training and testing of the keyword spotting system described in this paper  ... 
doi:10.1155/2016/4062786 fatcat:7jhohy6kerbuln7drrwcqfizcq

Creating a conversational context through video blogging: A case study of Geriatric1927

Dave Harley, Geraldine Fitzpatrick
2009 Computers in Human Behavior  
This study focuses on the experiences of an eighty year old video blogger (vlogger), Geriatric1927, and a video dialogue that develops between himself and three of his younger viewers on a particular topic  ...  Through a multimodal interactional analysis, we show how vloggers create a conversational context between one another through the YouTube website.  ...  Many thanks to the reviewers for their helpful comments and to our vloggers Peter (Geriatric1927), Tim (iceaquarius92), Robb (hartnell114) and Iva (BellaTheHappyLoser) for allowing us to analyse their  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2008.08.011 fatcat:63cs6bmogjgv3px7so6hvxlewm

Oral conversations online: Redefining oral competence in synchronous environments

2004 ReCALL  
To complement the socio-cognitive insights of that school, we look to interactional linguistics and to social semiotics.  ...  supported by visual and textual stimuli via computer-conferencing.  ...  To this end we will look for support to interactional linguistics and social semiotics (and its offshoot, multimodality research).  ... 
doi:10.1017/s095834400400182x fatcat:ebq2ker22nfz3fbb7vf7ndtjyu
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