The scope of the workshop included all topics related to feedback in dialog:

  • phonetic, prosodic and multi-modal properties of back-channels and related phenomena
  • cues for feedback and contexts of feedback
  • language-specific findings and cross-cultural comparisons
  • dimensions of variation in feedback behavior among speakers
  • other empirical results about back-channels and related phenomena
  • innovative or more efficient research methods
  • possible standard evaluation metrics for models of feedback behavior
  • applications, including for virtual agents and robots, for behavior analysis, for second-language education and communication training, for voice user interfaces and so on
  • implications of findings about feedback, including for models of dialog, action timing, adaptation, social cognition, mutual influence, cognitive and language processes, coordination, and interpersonal interaction
  • identification of unresolved research questions about feedback in dialog
  • other related topics