Modeling Sociocultural phenomena in discourse

George Aaron Broadwell, Jennifer Stromer-Galley, Tomek Strzalkowski, Samira Shaikh, Sarah Taylor, Ting Liu, Umit Boz, Alana Elia, Laura Jiao, Nick Webb

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Abstract

In this paper, we describe a novel approach to computational modeling and understanding of social and cultural phenomena in multi-party dialogues. We developed a two-tier approach in which we first detect and classify certain sociolinguistic behaviors, including topic control, disagreement, and involvement, that serve as first-order models from which presence the higher level social roles, such as leadership, may be inferred.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)213-257
Number of pages45
JournalNatural Language Engineering
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 6 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Artificial Intelligence

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    Broadwell, G. A., Stromer-Galley, J., Strzalkowski, T., Shaikh, S., Taylor, S., Liu, T., Boz, U., Elia, A., Jiao, L., & Webb, N. (2013). Modeling Sociocultural phenomena in discourse. Natural Language Engineering, 19(2), 213-257. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1351324911000386