March 31th 2000
- Anders Green
- To provide a general understanding for how gesture is used in human communication and to give some examples of how this can be employed in user interfaces. Give an overview of types of gestures and classification of gesture.
Being engaged in dialog is not dependent of lingustic properties
only. Gesture and non-verbal interaction is very important to people
involved in face-to-face communication. This lecture is purposed to
give you a brief overview with a focus on gesture that is used
together with spoken language. Knowledge of non-verbal communication
can, amongst other things, be used to guide design in multimodal
- Theories about the brain: the general workings of
gesture. What are the psychological models? (Feyreisen).
- Study of gesture in communication and discourse (Ekman, McNeill)
- Conversational gestures
- Gesture classification
- Types of gesture
- Methodology for classification
- Feyereisen P. (1999). Neuropsychology of human communicative movements in Messing L. S. and Campbell R. (Eds) Gesture, Speech and Sign. Oxford University Press.
- Ekman P. (1999). Emotional and conversational nonverbal signs in Messing L. S. and Campbell R. (Eds) Gesture, Speech and Sign. Oxford University Press.
- McNeill D. (1992). Guide to Gesture Classification
Transcription and Distribution Chapter 3, Part 2 in Hand and mind:
what gestures reveal about thought. University of Chicago Press.
- Ekman, P and Friesen, W. V. (1969). The repertoire of nonverbal behavior: Categories, origins, usage and coding. Semiotica, 1, 49-98.
- McNeill D. (1992). Hand and mind: what gestures reveal about thought. University of Chicago Press.
- Messing L. S. and Campbell R. (1999) Gesture, Speech and Sign. Oxford University Press.
- Knapp, M.L and Hall, J (1997) Non-verbal Communication in Human Interaction. Fourth Edition. Harcourt Brace.
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