2018. Not that much power: Linguistic alignment is influenced more by low-level linguistic features rather than social power
Yang Xu, Jeremy Cole, David Reiter
(To appear in ACL2018)
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2017. Linguistic alignment is attracted by signals of powerlessness, not true power
Yang Xu, David Reiter
(Submitted, under review)
2018. Information density converges in dialogue: Towards an information-theoretic model
Yang Xu, David Reiter
Cognition
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@article{xu_reitter_2018_cognition,
 title = {Information density converges in dialogue: Towards an information-theoretic model},
 journal = {Cognition},
 volume = {170},
 pages = {147--163},
 year = {2018},
 doi = {https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2017.09.018},
 url = {http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010027717302615},
 author = {Xu, Yang and Reitter, David}
}

2017. Spectral analysis of information density in dialogue predicts collaborative task performance
Yang Xu, David Reiter
ACL 2017
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@inproceedings{xu_reitter_2017_spectral,
 title={Spectral Analysis of Information Density in Dialogue Predicts Collaborative Task Performance},
 author={Xu, Yang and Reitter, David},
 booktitle={Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers)},
 pages={623--633},
 year={2017},
 address={Vancouver, Canada}
 publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics}
}

2016. Entropy converges between dialogue participants: Explanations from an information-theoretic perspective
Yang Xu, David Reitter
In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics
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@InProceedings{xu_reitter2016entropy,
 author = {Xu, Yang and Reitter, David},
 title = {Entropy converges between dialogue participants: Explanations from an information-theoretic perspective},
 booktitle = {Proceedings of the 54th {Annual} {Meeting} of the {Association} for {Computational} {Linguistics} ({Volume} 1: {Long} {Papers})},
 year = {2016},
 address = {Berlin, Germany},
 publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
 pages = {537--546},
 url = {http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/P16-1051}
}

2016. Convergence of syntactic complexity in conversation
Yang Xu, David Reiter
In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (short paper)
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@InProceedings{xu_reitter2016complexity,
 author = {Xu, Yang and Reitter, David},
 title = {Convergence of Syntactic Complexity in Conversation},
 booktitle = {Proceedings of the 54th {Annual} {Meeting} of the {Association} for {Computational} {Linguistics} ({Volume} 2: {Short} {Papers})},
 year = {2016},
 address = {Berlin, Germany},
 publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
 pages = {443--448},
 url = {http://anthology.aclweb.org/P16-2072}
}

2015. An evaluation and comparison of linguistic alignment measures
Yang Xu, David Reiter
In Proceedings of Proceedings of Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics
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@InProceedings{xu_reitter2015evaluation,
 title={An evaluation and comparison of linguistic alignment measures},
 author={Xu, Yang and Reitter, David},
 journal={Proceedings of Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics},
 pages={58--67},
 year={2015},
 publisher = {Association for Computational Linguistics},
 address = {Denver, CO}
}

2015. Error-correction and aggregation in crowd-sourcing of geopolitical incident information
Alexander G. Ororbia II, Yang Xu, David Reiter
In Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling and Prediction
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@incollection{ororbia_ii_error-correction_2015,
 series = {Lecture {Notes} in {Computer} {Science}},
 title = {Error-correction and aggregation in crowd-sourcing of geopolitical incident information},
 volume = {9021},
 url = {http://www.david-reitter.com/pub/ororbia2015crowd.pdf},
 booktitle = {Social {Computing}, {Behavioral} {Modeling} and {Prediction}},
 publisher = {Springer},
 author = {Ororbia II, Alexander G. and Xu, Yang and D'Orazio, Vito and Reitter, David},
 editor = {Agarwal, Nitin and Xu, Kevin and Osgood, Nathaniel},
 year = {2015},
 note = {10.1007/978-3-319-16268-3 47},
 pages = {381--387}
}