Presentation Speech Creation Support Based on Visualization of Slide Relations

Tomoko KOJIRI  Naoya IWASHITA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E97-D   No.4   pp.893-900
Publication Date: 2014/04/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E97.D.893
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Educational Technology
Keyword: 
presentation support,  slide relations,  visualization,  model of audiences,  

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Summary: 
The objective of our research is to develop a support system for creating presentation speech, especially speech that explains relations between two slides (complementary speech). Complementary speech is required between slides whose relations are difficult to understand from their contents, such as texts, figures, and tables. If presenters could notice relations between created slides that are recognized by audiences, they would prepare appropriate complementary speech at the right places. To make presenters notice slides where complementary speech is needed, our system analyzes relations between slides based on their texts and visualizes them. Four slide relations are defined and the method for detecting these relations from the slide texts is proposed. Then, analyzed relations are arranged in two-dimensional spaces that represent sequential relation and inclusive relation of their topics. The experimental results showed that most detected slide relations were the same as what examinees understood, and visualization of slide relations was useful in creating complementary speech, especially for less-experienced presenter.