Search for dissertations about: "Conversational coherence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Conversational coherence.

  1. 1. Making sense digitally : Conversational coherence in online and mixed-mode contexts

    Author : Therese Örnberg Berglund; Patrik Svensson; Mathias Broth; Elizabeth Keating; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Conversational coherence; context; communicative affordances; conversation analysis; multimodality; cohesion; sequential structure; attention; polyfocality; polycontextuality; English language; Engelska språket; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; engelska; English;

    Abstract : Successful interaction makes sense to its participants – it is, in other words, coherent. As different resources are employed to indicate mutual orientation by showing which actions are linked and where attention is paid, coherent conversation can be said to be achieved multimodally. READ MORE

  2. 2. Episodes in talk : Constructing coherence in multiparty conversation

    Author : Natascha Korolija; Per Linell; Kerstin Bergqvist; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Coherence; episode; context; multiparty conversation; activity type; communicative impairments; radio talk; dinner conversation; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This study contributes to an understanding of how coherence can be assigned or constructed by participants in authentic multiparty conversational interaction. Coherence is analysed as a type of organisation relevant for the making of meaning in situated interaction, but also in retrospect from a third party's (or analyst's) perspective; it is both constructed and reconstructed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dialogue Behavior Management in Conversational Recommender Systems

    Author : Pontus Wärnestål; Arne Jönsson; Lars Degerstedt; Robert Dale; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Natural Language Interaction; Dialogue Systems; Recommender Systems; Dialogue Strategy Management; User Modeling; Preference Management; Computational linguistics; Datorlingvistik;

    Abstract : This thesis examines recommendation dialogue, in the context of dialogue strategy design for conversational recommender systems. The purpose of a recommender system is to produce personalized recommendations of potentially useful items from a large space of possible options. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-related quality of life in persons with Parkinson's disease. Aspects of symptoms, caregiving and sense of coherence

    Author : Marianne Caap-Ahlgren; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOC; PDQ-8 and 39; SF-36; GDS; insomnia; caregiving; Parkinson s disease; health-related quality of life; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : Abstract Aims: The aim of this thesis was to investigate how the impact of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic neurodegenerative disorder, influences the person’s health-related quality of life. The aim was also to investigate nursing assessment and management of Parkinson’s in elderly persons. READ MORE

  5. 5. Problems of language and communication in children; Identification and intervention

    Author : Barbro Bruce; foniatri och audiologi Logopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; auditive system and speech; Otorinolaryngologi; audiology; Medicin människa och djur ; Otorhinolaryngology; Interaction; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Intervention; Screening; Language and communication problems; audiologi; hörsel- och talorganen; ADHD; Identification;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses identification and intervention of language and communication problems in children. The issue of identification is addressed in study I by investigating communicative ability in 18-month-old children, and in study II by exploring the prevalence of language and communication problems in children with complex problems, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). READ MORE