10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association

Brighton, United Kingdom
September 6-10, 2009

Understanding Speaker-Listener Interactions

Dirk Heylen

University of Twente, The Netherlands

We provide an eclectic generic framework to understand the back and forth interactions between participants in a conversation highlighting the complexity of the actions that listeners are engaged in. Communicative actions of one participant implicate the “other” in many ways. In this paper, we try to enumerate some essential relevant dimensions of this reciprocal dependence.

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Bibliographic reference.  Heylen, Dirk (2009): "Understanding speaker-listener interactions", In INTERSPEECH-2009, 2151-2154.