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Maíra Avelar Miranda, Paulo Henrique Aguiar Mendes
2015 Revista Brasileira de Linguística Aplicada  
This paper intends to analyze the role of gestures in the construction of multimodal metaphors in the "political-electoral debate" genre.  ...  Starting from the operational concept of gesture excursion, we specifically observed the multimodal metaphoricity in speech and gesture compounds.  ...  Predominantly verbal-gestural metaphors In the first two gesture samples (Sample #4 and Sample #5), both candidates denounce contradictions in their opponent's behavior.  ... 
doi:10.1590/1984-639820156105 fatcat:zlfbg4oxercyborxh3xdbrc2oq

The role of voice input for human-machine communication

P. R. Cohen, S. L. Oviatt
1995 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
Optimism is growing that the near future will witness rapid growth in human-computer interaction using voice.  ...  Perhaps the most challenging potential application of telephone-based spoken language technology is the interpretation of telephony (13, 14) in which two callers speaking different languages can engage  ...  Below, we consider information needed about spontaneous speech, spoken natural language, spoken dialogue, and multimodal interaction.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.92.22.9921 pmid:7479803 pmcid:PMC40712 fatcat:js3j6ovthzcujhfhumwke5tqfi

Towards an Embodied Conversational Agent Talking in Croatian

Aleksandra Cerekovic, Hung-Hsuan Huang, Goranka Zoric, Kateryna Tarasenko, Vjekoslav Levacic, Igor S. Pandzic, Yukiko Nakano, Toyoaki Nishida
2007 2007 9th International Conference on Telecommunications  
Differences in their conversation go beyond the languages they speak to the non-verbal behaviors they express while talking.  ...  Japanese, Croatian and general western cultures speaking in English.  ...  Differences in their conversation go beyond the languages they speak to the non-verbal behaviors they express while talking.  ... 
doi:10.1109/contel.2007.381848 fatcat:thyjmvykqfhkxltgbvksy4twza

User-centered modeling for spoken language and multimodal interfaces

S. Oviatt
1996 IEEE Multimedia  
Such work is yielding more user-centered and robust interfaces for next-generation spoken language and multimodal systems.  ...  The present article summarizes recent research on usercentered modeling of human language and performance during spoken and multimodal interaction, as well as interface design aimed at next-generation  ...  Acknowledgments This research has been supported in part by Grants IRI-9213472 and IRI-9530666 from the National Science Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/93.556458 fatcat:s4wrmd2ifbglnbihttjnitgtry

Natural communication with information systems

I. Marsic, A. Medl, J. Flanagan
2000 Proceedings of the IEEE  
Software agents fuse the sensory signals to estimate and interpret user intent.  ...  An experimental multimodal system is developed to study several aspects of natural style human-computer communication.  ...  This implies that the interaction can benefit from forms of communication other than spoken language, such as gesture and the manipulation and transformation of geometric objects.  ... 
doi:10.1109/5.880088 fatcat:zziia4ixb5gsxpzflpi6wbl5ma

Effects of Lips and Hands on Auditory Learning of Second-Language Speech Sounds

Y. Hirata, S. D. Kelly
2010 Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research  
Given that multimodal information, such as lip movement and hand gesture, influences many aspects of native language processing, the authors examined whether multimodal input helps to improve native English  ...  The authors discuss possible benefits and limitations of using multimodal information in second-language phoneme learning.  ...  Picker Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies in the Sciences and Mathematics at Colgate University. We thank Emily Cullings, Jason Demakakos, Jackie Burch, Jen Simester, and Grace Baik for  ... 
doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2009/08-0243) pmid:20220023 fatcat:kayh55yejvh7thch7f6lmixbyq

Natural Conversational Interfaces to Geospatial Databases

Guoray Cai, Hongmei Wang, Alan M. MacEachren, Sven Fuhrmann
2005 Transactions on GIS  
Natural (spoken) language, combined with gestures and other human modalities, provides a promising alternative for interacting with computers, but such benefit has not been explored for interactions with  ...  GeoDialogue serves as a semantic 'bridge' between the human language and the formal language that a GIS understands.  ...  . , 1998 was the first multimodal system that incorporated natural language and gestures into a GIS query interface.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9671.2005.00213.x fatcat:kqdfkrmwsjcd3grwooyuc4jn2m

Multimodal behavior realization for embodied conversational agents

Aleksandra Čereković, Igor S. Pandžić
2010 Multimedia tools and applications  
In this paper we discuss realization of ECA multimodal behaviors which include speech and nonverbal behaviors.  ...  We devise RealActor, an open-source, multi-platform animation system for real-time multimodal behavior realization for ECAs.  ...  The synchronization process in realizing multimodal behaviors for Embodied Conversational Agents, in general, depends on description of behaviors through multimodal representation languages and the temporal  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-010-0530-2 fatcat:lrndcekyivekvgdnz4jjjhlrki

Leveraging Multimodal Behavioral Analytics for Automated Job Interview Performance Assessment and Feedback [article]

Anumeha Agrawal, Rosa Anil George, Selvan Sunitha Ravi, Sowmya Kamath S, Anand Kumar M
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Such analysis is then used to provide constructive feedback to the interviewee for their behavioral cues and body language.  ...  Behavioral cues play a significant part in human communication and cognitive perception.  ...  Research on automated analysis of both verbal and non-verbal behavior cues in the case of job interviews has recently gained momentum, which we aim to analyze in this work.  ... 
arXiv:2006.07909v2 fatcat:jd2jdmjmxve35m62iy3dp7bmfy

Multimodal Interaction in Architectural Design Applications [chapter]

Lou Boves, Andre Neumann, Louis Vuurpijl, Louis ten Bosch, Stéphane Rossignol, Ralf Engel, Norbert Pfleger
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we report on ongoing experiments with an advanced multimodal system for applications in architectural design.  ...  We explain how the work in COMIC goes beyond previous research in multimodal interaction for eWork and eCommerce applications that combine speech and pen input with speech and graphics output: in design  ...  interpreted with the help of verbal explanations.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30111-0_33 fatcat:c7dkl3fjkbefpg66u3irlhrk6e

The Neem Platform: An Extensible Framework for the Development of Perceptual Collaborative Applications [chapter]

P. Barthelmess, C. A. Ellis
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Participants' multimodal interactions such as voice exchanges, textual messages, widget operations and eventually gestures, eye gaze and facial expressions are made available to applications, that apply  ...  situated reasoning, using this rich contextual information to dynamically adapt their behavior.  ...  Perceptual interfaces explore verbal and nonverbal human behaviors through the use of multiple modalities, such as speech, gestures, gaze, both for collection and for presentation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45785-2_44 fatcat:d6cqmi5dxjhtpcihkywcctxuwa

Measuring the Quality of Service and Quality of Experience of multimodal human–machine interaction

Ina Wechsung, Klaus-Peter Engelbrecht, Christine Kühnel, Sebastian Möller, Benjamin Weiss
2012 Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces  
In order to guide the assessment and evaluation of such services, we first develop a taxonomy of the most relevant QoS and QoE aspects which result from multimodal human-machine interactions.  ...  consists of three layers: (1) The quality factors influencing QoS and QoE related to the user, the system, and the context of use; (2) the QoS interaction performance aspects describing user and system behavior  ...  By interaction modality, we mean the sensory channel used by a communicating agent to convey information to a communication partner, e.g. spoken language, intonation, gaze, hand gestures, body gestures  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12193-011-0088-y fatcat:vjdy4azjgjbozjqz6m2zpdkyt4

Assistive Technology and Affective Mediation

Nestor Garay, Idoia Cearreta, Juan Miguel Lopez, Inmaculada Fajardo
2006 Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments  
Finally, we describe our experience with Gestele, an application that incorporates multimodal elements of affective mediation for people with mobility impairments, as well as the results of an empirical  ...  We also present several affective mediation technologies that are being applied or may be integrated in assistive technologies in order to improve affective communication for a range of disabilities.  ...  systems: the subjective, or verbal; the behavioral; and the physiological.  ... 
doi:10.17011/ht/urn.2006159 fatcat:sygvpcn7prgppo5h7uajz7v2ee

Art-science and verbal articulation in hyper-visual techno-culture

F. Taylor
2014 Journal of Professional Communication  
A r t i c l e i n f o A b s t r A c t This article outlines a quasi-analytical process for better comprehension of current artistic and scientific representations in visual media representing language  ...  Hyper-visual focus or the lack of neuro-typical visual focus can induce or indicate cognitive problems involving verbal competency.  ...  and spoken communications.  ... 
doi:10.15173/jpc.v3i2.158 fatcat:qbaqxmclf5h4nmasw2hq7ivr5e

Remote Interpreting: Issues of Multi-Sensory Integration in a Multilingual Task

Barbara Moser-Mercer
2005 Meta : Journal des traducteurs  
ABSTRACT This article seeks to present evidence for the pivotal role of multi-sensory integration in simultaneous interpreting.  ...  The lack of virtual presence has emerged as one of the major factors determining poorer performance in remote as opposed to live simultaneous interpreting.  ...  Since face-to-face communication is a multimodal process it involves complex interactions between verbal and visual behaviors.  ... 
doi:10.7202/011014ar fatcat:uzohkstaszgjnmgpyts643crh4
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