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LINGUIST List 19.1696

Tue May 27 2008

Qs: Volunteers for Study in Dialogue Segmentation

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        1.    Daniel Midgley, Volunteers for Study in Dialogue Segmentation


Message 1: Volunteers for Study in Dialogue Segmentation
Date: 26-May-2008
From: Daniel Midgley <dmidgleycyllene.uwa.edu.au>
Subject: Volunteers for Study in Dialogue Segmentation
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Instructors: Please feel free to forward this to your students if you think
they would find this useful or interesting.

Volunteers needed; language experiment

I would be very grateful for your assistance with a language experiment via
the Web. I'm collecting data in a study about dialogue segmentation -
seeking to work out how speakers recognize structure in an extended
conversation.

You can take part in this experiment very simply by using your computer.

Here's the link:
http://www.csse.uwa.edu.au/~fontor/research/segments/intro.html

The experiment takes about 10-15 minutes; 5 or so minutes to read the
helpful guide, and 5 to complete the exercise in dialogue segmentation.

All participation is voluntary and anonymous. No information about you will
be requested or collected.

This research has been approved by the UWA Human Research Ethics Committee.

Thank you,

Daniel Midgley,
PhD candidate
Linguistics, University of Western Australia
dmidgley at cyllene dot uwa dot edu dot au

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Computational Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Pragmatics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

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