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A Sound Propagation Model for Interagents Communication [chapter]

Jean-Sébastien Monzani, Daniel Thalmann
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
virtual sound propagation.  ...  In this paper, we will present a method for generating conversations between human-like agents and this will be done by proposing specific parameters for inter-agents messages with an approximation of  ...  We will also demonstrate in this paper how to handle the sound propagation in an approximated way, without focusing on accurate 3D rendering of spatial sound.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45016-5_13 fatcat:ne7taesugrdqzgrdf4w4eosu7y

Semantic interpretation of noun compounds using verbal and other paraphrases

Preslav I. Nakov, Marti A. Hearst
2013 ACM Transactions on Speech and Language Processing  
We study the utility of using such paraphrasing verbs, with associated weights, to build a representation of the semantics of a noun compound, e.g., malaria mosquito can be represented as follows: carry  ...  We also explore the potential of using multiple paraphrasing verbs as features for predicting abstract semantic relations such as CAUSE, and we demonstrate that using explicit paraphrases can help improve  ...  The EU 's budget , as an economic policy 's instrument , amounts to 1.25 % of European GDP . The budget of the EU , as an instrument of economic policy , amounts to 1.25 % of European GDP .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2483969.2483975 dblp:journals/tslp/NakovH13 fatcat:axq2nhnhzrb7pk3e43srdbwp7q

Robot Communication Via Motion: A Study on Modalities for Robot-to-Human Communication in the Field

Michael Fulton, Chelsey Edge, Junaed Sattar
2022 ACM Transactions on Human-Robot Interaction (THRI)  
We perform two pilot studies to guide our development of the system, then evaluate it alongside an audio communication system, an LCD display, and a system of blinking LEDs.  ...  Second, we present results from our development of this motion system, showing that it is easier to learn than a baseline blinking LED system, viable for use underwater, aerial, and terrestrial field robots  ...  contributions to this work, in helping to prepare or administer studies, edit and analyze video, and general advice/suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3495245 fatcat:qvq6vqwh45duxc2tsnygvii37e

Manga vision: cultural and communicative perspectives

Bounthavy Suvilay
2017 Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics  
Acknowledgements Thanks to Dr Lewis Mayo for feedback on this chapter.  ...  Ekphrasis opens the door to inter-media translations and this can only propagate broader understandings of works, not narrower ones.  ...  Silent Language Sound is an integral element of manga, but so is silence. Somewhere between 60 per cent and 90 per cent of human communication, it is thought, is expressed non-verbally (cf.  ... 
doi:10.1080/21504857.2017.1403340 fatcat:cdwrh63zyndndng2gbjppnm24a

The Impact of Technological Developments on the Contextual Imperatives of Performance in the Delivery of Verbal Folklore

Francis Mowang Ganyi Francis Mowang Ganyi
2013 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
Using the Bakor society as an example therefore, this paper stresses the need for an emphasis on contextual delivery of folk materials that root for tradition rather than those that emphasize blind modernization  ...  The artists' role should therefore be to propagate and portray these cherished values rather than allow for the bastardization of culture through profuse responses to technological demands that impact  ...  Esigie sent some envoys to Portugal in 1540. Their presence in Portugal was attested to by de Barros, though he could not really account for their actual mission (Ryder, 1969; 72).  ... 
doi:10.9790/0837-1110108 fatcat:qljxmlzgzzbotdmwqonl5dr4ba


1996 British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology  
sound pressure levels’ (CSPLs), was used to evaluate the antitussive agent, codeine.  ...  POSTER COMMUNICATIONS Assessment of the antitussive efficacy of codeine using cough sound pressure levels as a means of measuring cough C. FREESTONE, R. ECCLES, S. MORRIS & M.S. M.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2125.1996.tb00126.x fatcat:3scdbnqp6neotm5yvolnlf4doa

Borders traversed, boundaries erected: Creating discursive identities and language communities in the Village of Tewa

Paul V. Kroskrity
2014 Language & Communication  
I want to thank many residents of the Village of Tewa who attended several Community Center meetings on the topic of Tewa language revitalization.  ...  This article, in an earlier version, was originally presented at the 2012 10 Here I am extending Labov's (1972) concept of hypercorrection to an indigenous and decidedly non-urban context.  ...  I also want to examine these language ideologies and the verbal practices that support them as a necessary resource for possibly rethinking the very concept of language or speech community at a time when  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.langcom.2014.02.002 fatcat:6ya7ycx57vhbppow5b57mzrysm

Communication Profiles of Adolescents With Down Syndrome

Margaret M. Rosin, Edie Swift, Diane Bless, Dolores Kluppel Vetter
1988 Journal of Childhool Communication Disorders  
Speech recasts support the child's ability to compare his/her production with a correct model to improve words' 'sound templates. '[4,5] Because this internal comparison act cannot be observed directly  ...  Results: All age groups demonstrated significant differences in inter-network parcellation (e.g.  ...  research will be vital to improving language interventions in ASD, especially for children with ASD whose language deficits do not respond to intervention.  ... 
doi:10.1177/152574018801200105 fatcat:hau6fa4myjecxjgdwaq65ixb6a

Environmental constraints shaping constituent order in emerging communication systems: Structural iconicity, interactive alignment and conventionalization

Peer Christensen, Riccardo Fusaroli, Kristian Tylén
2016 Cognition  
The second experiment shows that participants' choice of constituent order is also reliably influenced by social-interactional forces of interactive alignment, that is, the tendency to re-use an interlocutor's  ...  Together, our results demonstrate that constituent order in emerging gestural communication systems is shaped and stabilized in response to multiple external environmental and social factors: structural  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Nicolas Fay for constructive and insightful feedback in early phases of this research project and Karen Nissen Schriver, Ditte Sofie Hylander Poulsen, Mette  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2015.09.004 pmid:26402649 fatcat:tzjuhhxvbndq3lwjqd7fvrzslu

A New Approach to Creation of an Artificial Intellect and Method of its Implementation

Wladimir Stalski
2021 Journal of Artificial General Intelligence  
In accordance with the proposed new approach, the development of an artificial intellect is achieved by teaching a natural language to an ARb, and by its utilization for communication with ARbs and humans  ...  Agent robots (ARbs) propagate and their population evolves; that is ARbs develop cognitively from generation to generation.  ...  Language is not only a verbal communication but is also an instrument of thinking and is an instrument of cognition. The automaton has speech.  ... 
doi:10.2478/jagi-2021-0004 fatcat:gqrjndaj7vhoffs7xcriw2djzu

Probing Cognitive Enhancements of Social "Resonance" – Towards a Aesthetic Community of Sensing and Making Music Together

Alexander Gerner
2017 Kairos: Journal of Philosophy & Science  
Resonance as shown in scientific models derived from acoustics will be applied to an aesthetic comunity of sensing and making music together as explored in Alfred Schütz, as well as in social relations  ...  Finally, this paper puts resonance to test as well in technical atunements of social relations and closes with the necessary resistance to imposition of social resonance, introduced in this paper as xenoresonance  ...  Ability to reflect verbally on 1 and/or 2".  ... 
doi:10.1515/kjps-2017-0012 fatcat:sldmd766lrh6ngoylglhenarom

Totalitarian communication. Hierarchies, codes and messages

Alexander R. Schejngeit
2013 Russian Journal of Communication  
both verbal and visual elements, to a simple verbal exchange.  ...  skillfully designed to set examples.  ...  In 2004 there was one reference to an arrested HT member being identified as the Uzbek, and one reference to expropriated HT leaflets in the Uzbek language.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19409419.2013.775563 fatcat:jo5odadoozhyhjjhkdpmxczxzq

The Emergence of Propositions from the Co-ordination of Talk and Action in a Shared World

Brian Hazlehurst, Edwin Hutchins
1998 Language and Cognitive Processes  
We rst describe a process in which agents coordinating their actions and verbal productions with each other in a shared world leads to the development of propositional structures.  ...  We present a connectionist model that demonstrates how propositional structure can emerge from the interactions among the members of a community of simple cognitive agents.  ...  This system is made possible by the development of co-ordination between structure that is internal to an agent and the shared external structure created in situated language use.  ... 
doi:10.1080/016909698386564 fatcat:pzuzmobz6zemdguejbfwvc2fky

Auto-organization and Emergence of Shared Language Structure [chapter]

Edwin Hutchins, Brian Hazlehurst
2002 Simulating the Evolution of Language  
Grammar refers to properties of language involving sequences of lexical forms.  ...  Meanings are generally taken to be mental structures which, on the one hand, shape agents' interactions with a world of objects and, on the other hand, also shape agents' interactions with forms.  ...  A primary goal of these simulations is to demonstrate that learning devices employed in the service of inter-agent communication can produce the specific type of mappings characteristic of language.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-0663-0_13 fatcat:6ixiw27zf5dbnfd2vtatedsr74

The Information in Emotion Communication [article]

Alison Duncan Kerr, Kevin Scharp
2020 arXiv   pre-print
How much information is transmitted when animals use emotions to communicate? It is clear that emotions are used as communication systems in humans and other species.  ...  One important application of the information theory of emotion communication is that it permits the development of emotion security systems for social networks to guard against the widespread emotion manipulation  ...  Thank you to our families for their unwavering support. And, to each other.  ... 
arXiv:2002.08470v1 fatcat:57wauv3s7nfcdb52bamge3jbsm
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