Conversational Alignment

Austin Henderson, Jed Harris

interactions, May-June, 2011; On Modeling Forum

People invent and revise their conversation midsentence. People assume they understand enough to converse and then simply jump in; all the while they monitor and correct when things appear to go astray from the purposes at hand. This article explores how this adaptive regime works, and how it meshes with less adaptive regimes of machines and systems.

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