Search for dissertations about: "conversation analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 101 swedish dissertations containing the words conversation analysis.

  1. 1. From Interaction to Grammar : Estonian Finite Verb Forms in Conversation

    Author : Leelo Keevallik; Raimo Raag; Bengt Nordberg; Auli Hakulinen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Estonian language; Particles; grammar; grammaticalization; interactional linguistics; pragmatics; telephone conversation; conversation analysis; Estonian; Estniska; Estonian language; Estniska språket;

    Abstract : This study contributes to the research tradition of interactional linguistics. It demonstrates how interactional patterns and sequences of actions are, or emerge as, part of the syntagmatic structure of a language, and why the transitions from interaction to grammar as well as from content to function items, are to be regarded as gradual and continuous. READ MORE

  2. 2. Expressing emotions through vibration for perception and control

    Author : Shafiq ur Réhman; Li Liu; Xiaoyi Jiang; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Multimodal Signal Processing; Mobile Communication; Vibrotactile Rendering; Locally Linear Embedding; Object Detection; Human Facial Expression Analysis; Lip Tracking; Object Tracking; HCI; Expectation-Maximization Algorithm; Lipless Tracking; Image Analysis; Visually Impaired.; Signal processing; Signalbehandling; Image analysis; Bildanalys; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Telecommunication; Telekommunikation; Systems engineering; Systemteknik; datoriserad bildanalys; Computerized Image Analysis; business data processing; administrativ databehandling; Electronics; elektronik; Systems Analysis; systemanalys;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses a challenging problem: “how to let the visually impaired ‘see’ others emotions”. We, human beings, are heavily dependent on facial expressions to express ourselves. A smile shows that the person you are talking to is pleased, amused, relieved etc. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. To fix what’s not broken : repair strategies in non-native and native english conversation

    Author : Charlotta Plejert; Richard Hirsch; Jan Anward; Jan Svennevig; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Repair; non-native speakers; native speakers; conversation analysis; foreign language conversation; language learning; English language.; Engelska språket; samtalsanalys; språkinlärning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates conversations involving native speakers and non-nativespeakers of English. The non-native speakers partaking in the study have a welldeveloped knowledge of the foreign language. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Linguistic Analysis of Peer-review Critique in Four Modes of Computer-mediated Communication

    Author : Irina Frisk; Terry Walker; Mats Deutschmann; Philip Shaw; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; CMC; Conversation Analysis; conversation management; discussion boards; feedback category; mode of CMC; peer-review discussion; politeness theory; pragmatic strategy; speech act of critique; text-based chat; type of politeness; voice-based chat; VoiceThread;

    Abstract : Abstract The present work is a quantitative and qualitative analysis of pragmatic strategies for delivering critique, and types of politeness, used by undergraduate L2 students of English at different stages of peer-review discussion. The material examined consists of four corpora of authentic conversations between students, the main purpose of which was to give feedback on each other’s contributions during an English A-level course, at Mid-Sweden University. READ MORE