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Using prosodic cues to identify dialogue acts: methodological challenges

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This paper addresses the role of prosodic and phonetic features in talk, focussing on how to identify competitive overlaps in conversations. It has previously been claimed that turn competition may be distinguishable from non-competitive overlaps, based on phonetic/prosodic features alone. We test this hypothesis on recordings from a UK based call centre, combining a conversation analytic approach with quantitative methods using a coding scheme. Our long-term aim is to develop large-scale ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1515/text-2017-0007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Knowledge Transfer Partnership
Publisher:
De Gruyter Publisher's website
Journal:
Talk & Text Journal website
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2017-04-25
Acceptance date:
2017-01-22
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EISSN:
1860-7349
ISSN:
1860-7330
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673054
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2017-01-25

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