Chapter ONE: Introduction to the problem:

A. How chatroom dialogue differs from "natural" conversation

B. Transcription methods (protocols to "capture" ‘talk’ in chatrooms

Chapter TWO: Literature Review

Chapter THREE: Methodology

A. Conversational Analysis

B. Chatroom analysis

Chapter FOUR: Storm

A. comparisons of BBS/IRC/email on Storm as different kinds of ‘talk’

Chapter FIVE: Topic specific chatroom - sports - baseball chat

Chapter SIX: Topic specific chatroom - computer (3d modelling) chat

Chapter SEVEN: Topic specific chatroom - Teen idol Britney Spears

Chapter EIGHT: Topic specific chatroom - no topic - general

Chapter NINE: Topic specific chatroom - relationships

Chapter TEN: Conclusion

Conversational Analysis of Chat Room Talk PHD thesis by Dr. Terrell Neuage  University of South Australia National Library of Australia.

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