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The MultiLis Corpus - Dealing with Individual Differences in Nonverbal Listening Behavior

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The MultiLis Corpus - Dealing with Individual Differences in Nonverbal Listening Behavior
Abstract. Computational models that attempt to predict when a virtual human should backchannel are often based on the analysis of recordings of face-to-face conversations between humans. Building a model based on a corpus brings with it the problem that people differ in the way they behave. The data provides examples of responses of a single person in a particular context but in the same context another person might not have provided a response. Vice versa, the corpus will contain contexts in which the particular listener recorded did not produce a backchannel response, where another person would have responded. Listeners can differ in the amount, the timing and the type of backchannels they provide to the speaker, because of individual differences - related to personality, gender, or culture, for instance. To gain more insight in this variation we have collected data in which we record the behaviors of three listeners interacting with one speaker. All listeners think they are having a...
Iwan de Kok, Dirk Heylen
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where COST
Authors Iwan de Kok, Dirk Heylen
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