A's comments: what's the forward function of Okay or of repetitions that indicate agreement? like utt15, utt45. can't be commit (no action)
Editor's response: Does there have to be a forward function? In this case, I'd say no.
1 G: Okay. B - don't know what happened before, can't label (note this is start of dialog, nothing happened before) 2 Do you have a start X? 3 F: [Yeah](0) 4 G: [up top?](0) 5 F: [Up](0) by sandy shore. 6 G: By sandy shore. Y - I think this utterance was just to provide grounding, and isn't a reassert according to the criteria in the manual (I think it fails the true/false test). A-is it a reassert? or other forward function? 36 is reassert 7 Just below that do you have a well 8 F: No. 9 G: Oh. C - could be self-talk 10 Great. Y - This one is interesting. If we equate this utterance with "That's great." then it can be responded to with "No it isn't.", and so by our criteria it is a statement. But I don't think the speaker is trying to change the belief of the addressee - he's just giving a reaction/opinion. It's also interesting that he means the opposite of what he says. Z - Comment on the state of the task? B - this is an assessment; i'm not sure how to mark its backwards function A=can it be considered an assert? like if it were 'that's bad' 11 Do you have any land marks just below 12 F: Uh no. 13 About half about a quar- th- A=not sure about abandoned. 'about' is used to understand utt14 14 third of the way down I have some hills. Y - I didn't tag this as an answer to utt11 since utt11 is a yes/no question, a direct answer was given in utt12. 15 G: Okay. A=which forw-function? could it be Reassert? 16 F: And I got a uh 17 local resident D - Intonation indicates for utt16 to 18 that these utterances belong to the same communicative function. For this reason they are tagged identically here. 18 and an iron bridge. 19 G: An iron bridge. Y - Seems to be repeating to show that he "heard" what was said but his intonation indicates that he hasn't accepted the information, and perhaps that he'd like elaboration. Z - There's something else in the intonation. He doesn't see it. C - he understands "iron bridge", but to put "repeat-rephrase" would be misleading --- this signals a problem. A=could it be other-stat, instead of other-FF? not reassert because G doesn't have bridge (cant hear sound for utt19) 20 F: In the middle of the map 21 right at the top 22 G: Okay D - forward function is maintaining the communication, why is okay separated here and not in 28? C - not really separate enough intonationally that I like coding ss ack. 23 I don't have the iron bridge. 24 F: Do you got the [My](1) C - utt 24 not abandoned --- just stumbles when interrupted info-request=yes 25 G: [Do](1) y- 26 F: You got the local resident? D -utt24 and utt 26 parts of the same speech act 27 G: Yes I do. 28 F: Okay, my iron bridge is right above that Y - This could be separated into 2 utterances 29 G: [Oh, okay](2) D - forward function maintaining communication A=usual problem with Okay (as in 15, 45) 30 F: [like it's](2) like uh ... A=not sure how to deal with 30-33. 30-31 dont seem to contribute to dialogue, 32-33 yes 31 [going across](3) 32 G: [It crosses](3) K-utts 32 and 33 are treated as a single utt; also, this is really more of a simultaneous "chant" than a repetition acceptance A=utt32-utt33 together. don't think they're abandoned, as F says yeah in 35 33 [the bay](4) 34 F: [go-](4) D - interpreted as part of 36 and tagged identically, 35 Yeah D - not considered to be part of segment 22, F starts his description in 34, answers the question in 35 and restarts his description, then s C - simultaneously half answers, but he didn't bother understanding question, I think --- just brushed off G A=like Okay's 36 Going across the the river there. Y - There is actually a little correction going on here - "bay " to "river" 37 Like Y - utt37-utt40 should be joined. I wasn't sure how to tag this. He's just refering to an area on the map, he hasn't said anything about it. Does this actually "make a statement about the world?" C - don't know why says this; discourse marker? D - can't see how to tag 37 separate from 38, 39 from 40 and 41 from 42 seems different from "take the people to delta" 38 below the local residents 39 about an inch 40 to the left 41 G: Is 42 the hills? Y - He's guessing at what the other participant was going to say about the map location refered to. K-utts 41-42 treated as single utt. Question implies presence of hills 43 F: I got the h- 44 That's where my hills are A=not sure whether it's answer. intonation doesn't indicate answer C - ignores proferred completion 45 G: Okay. E - i called this task because in the maptask domain, an ok implies that Follower has it too) A=as usual, what's forward function of "okay" 46 F: Um to the D - because of restart in utt47, neither a forward nor backward function is seen in 46 47 if you go right of the iron bridge 48 I have a woodland 49 G: See Okay. A=FF as in 45 etc 50 F: [Okay](5) Z - This one sounded like a cue phrase to me. 51 G: [I have a](5) 52 F: if you follow 53 if you follow the brook down Y - utt53 and utt54 should be joined. Again, he's refering to a map location, but hasn't actually made an assertion yet. 54 [the babbling brook](6) 55 G: [The forked stream](6) C - sort of mini-misunderstanding correction 56 F: The babbling brook 57 or whatever A=??? seems to accept different descr of stream in 55 58 I have a dead tree 59 Do you have that 60 G: I have the dead tree at the fork. 61 F: Yeah A=without rest of dialogue difficult to understand what utt61 is doing
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