Paper: Invited Talk: Processes That Shape Conversation And Their Implications For Computational Linguistics

ACL ID P00-1001
Title Invited Talk: Processes That Shape Conversation And Their Implications For Computational Linguistics
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2000
Authors

Experimental studies of interactive language use have shed light on the cognitive and interpersonal processes that shape conversation; corpora are the emergent products of these processes. I will survey studies that focus on under-modelled aspects of interactive language use, including the processing of spontaneous speech and disfluencies; metalinguistic displays such as hedges; interactive processes that affect choices of referring expressions; and how communication media shape conversations. The findings suggest some agendas for computational linguistics.