Feature of Gender in Computer-Mediated Communication

  • Xiaoyi Zheng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 223)


My study aims to see what the communication between women and men in online chat room will be like; whether it will remain the same as that of the face-to-face interaction; whether the new way of communication under the anonymity provided by computer-mediated communication (CMC) will neutralize distinctions of gender and whether the Internet really provides escape from gender differences. By examining the messages posted by women and men when chatting online, the language features of women and men under investigation will be analyzed.


Feature of gender Computer mediated Communication 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tourism College of ZhejiangHangZhouChina

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