8.3343 Alignment in Human-Human and Human-Computer Interaction


Type Language Semester Credits Hours Room Time Term Year
S e 3 4 2 Mi 14-16 W 2017
BSc: optional compulsory (Wahlpflichtbereich)
BSc examination field: Computational Linguistics (KOGW-WPM-CL)
MSc: Major subject
MSc major: Linguistics and Computational Linguistics


Prerequisites: none

Communication is characterized by speakers dynamic adaptations and coordination of both linguistic and nonverbal behaviours. We will address this phenomenon of alignment in both human-human and human-computer interaction. Besides empirical evidence for alignment and its underlying cognitive mechanisms and processes we will also address measures and generation approaches of alignment.

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