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Title:
Breathing in Conversation: an Unwritten History
Author:
Marcn Wlodarczak: Department of Linguistics , Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden Mattias Heldner: Department of Linguistics , Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden Jens Edlund: Speech, Music and Hearing, KTH Royal Institute of Techonology, Stockholm, Sweden
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Year:
2015
Conference:
Proceedings of the 2nd European and the 5th Nordic Symposium on Multimodal Communication, August 6-8, 2014, Tartu, Estonia
Issue:
110
Article no.:
014
Pages:
107-112
No. of pages:
6
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2015-05-26
ISBN:
978-91-7519-074-7
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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This paper attempts to draw attention of the multimodal communication research community to what we consider a long overdue topic, namely respiratory activity in conversation. We submit that a turn towards spontaneous interaction is a natural extension of the recent interest in speech breathing, and is likely to offer valuable insights into mechanisms underlying organisation of interaction and collaborative human action in general, as well as to make advancement in existing speech technology applications. Particular focus is placed on the role of breathing as a perceptually and interactionally salient turn-taking cue. We also present the recording setup developed in the Phonetics Laboratory at Stockholm University with the aim of studying communicative functions of physiological and audio-visual breathing correlates in spontaneous multiparty interactions.

Proceedings of the 2nd European and the 5th Nordic Symposium on Multimodal Communication, August 6-8, 2014, Tartu, Estonia

Author:
Marcn Wlodarczak, Mattias Heldner, Jens Edlund
Title:
Breathing in Conversation: an Unwritten History
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Proceedings of the 2nd European and the 5th Nordic Symposium on Multimodal Communication, August 6-8, 2014, Tartu, Estonia

Author:
Marcn Wlodarczak, Mattias Heldner, Jens Edlund
Title:
Breathing in Conversation: an Unwritten History
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