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Argumentation in the 2016 US presidential elections: annotated corpora of television debates and social media reaction

Jacky Visser, Barbara Konat, Rory Duthie, Marcin Koszowy, Katarzyna Budzynska, Chris Reed
2019 Language Resources and Evaluation  
The corpora comprise transcriptions of television debates leading up to the 2016 US presidential elections, and reactions to the debates on Reddit.  ...  In this paper we present US2016, the largest publicly available set of corpora of annotated dialogical argumentation.  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10579-019-09446-8 fatcat:mfetpcoltfarfadzsm4rije72m

Political relevance in the eye of the beholder: Determining the substantiveness of TV shows and political debates with Twitter data

Mark Boukes, Damian Trilling
2017 First Monday  
Addressing the call to move beyond a simple genre classification of TV shows as either substantive (hard) news or non-substantive (soft) infotainment, we propose using social media reactions to determine  ...  Thereby, we demonstrate how examining online audience reactions can be employed as a sophisticated and valid way to assess the political relevance of TV programs.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was carried out on the Dutch national e-infrastructure with the support of the SURF Foundation (  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v22i4.7031 fatcat:iycq43g62vbdhnw63cdn3pzjeu

Yes, we can! Mining Arguments in 50 Years of US Presidential Campaign Debates

Shohreh Haddadan, Elena Cabrio, Serena Villata
2019 Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics  
We address this task in an empirical manner by annotating 39 political debates from the last 50 years of US presidential campaigns, creating a new corpus of 29k argument components, labeled as premises  ...  As existing research lacks solid empirical investigation of the typology of argument components in political debates, we fill this gap by proposing an Argument Mining approach to political debates.  ...  The experiments presented in this paper were carried out using the HPC facilities of the University of Luxembourg (Varrette et al., 2014 ) -see  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/p19-1463 dblp:conf/acl/HaddadanCV19 fatcat:lj5xuvmkaffh5mzluazb44j6by

An Online Annotation Assistant for Argument Schemes

John Lawrence, Jacky Visser, Chris Reed
2019 Proceedings of the 13th Linguistic Annotation Workshop  
Annotated corpora of argument schemes, however, are scarce, small, and unrepresentative.  ...  The empirical study of these patterns relies on the availability of data about the actual use of argumentation in communicative practice.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in the United Kingdom under grant EP/N014871/1.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/w19-4012 dblp:conf/acllaw/LawrenceVR19 fatcat:alxmsxsn6vazvclfi7tiorrbzm

ConToVi: Multi-Party Conversation Exploration using Topic-Space Views

Mennatallah El-Assady, Valentin Gold, Carmela Acevedo, Christopher Collins, Daniel Keim
2016 Computer graphics forum (Print)  
Using a visual sedimentation metaphor we enable the analysts to track subtle changes in the flow of a conversation over time while keeping an overview of all past speaker turns.  ...  Our tool is designed to assist political science scholars in exploring the dynamics of a conversation over time to generate and prove hypotheses about speaker interactions and behavior patterns.  ...  The second data source we used for the expert case study are the transcriptions of the televised US presidential election debates.  ... 
doi:10.1111/cgf.12919 fatcat:mxtcew6bjje7pptoabcnum77ry

Fame and Ultrafame: Measuring and comparing daily levels of `being talked about' for United States' presidents, their rivals, God, countries, and K-pop [article]

Peter Sheridan Dodds, Joshua R. Minot, Michael V. Arnold, Thayer Alshaabi, Jane Lydia Adams, David Rushing Dewhurst, Andrew J. Reagan, Christopher M. Danforth
2021 arXiv   pre-print
1000:544 and 1000:504 volumes favoring 'trump' over 'hillary' and 'biden' in the 8 weeks leading up to the 2016 and 2020 elections.  ...  By this measure, 'trump' has become enduringly ultrafamous, from the 2016 election on. We use typical ranks for country names and function words as standards to improve perception of scale.  ...  The authors are grateful for support from the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, and the computational facilities provided by the Vermont Advanced Computing Core.  ... 
arXiv:1910.00149v3 fatcat:3c4xfkrvjzgtre6vdssrawlsqm

A Framework for Real-Time Semantic Social Media Analysis

Diana Maynard, Ian Roberts, Mark A. Greenwood, Dominic Rout, Kalina Bontcheva
2017 Social Science Research Network  
In Section 6 we describe how the 2015 election application was adapted for the analysis of tweets about the EU Referendum in 2016 (Brexit) and give examples of some of the analysis performed.  ...  with particular hashtags during the televised leaders' debates during the same period.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3199300 fatcat:vkf6xlpedjhtpn7cmtklkep3yi

A framework for real-time semantic social media analysis

Diana Maynard, Ian Roberts, Mark A. Greenwood, Dominic Rout, Kalina Bontcheva
2017 Journal of Web Semantics  
In Section 6 we describe how the 2015 election application was adapted for the analysis of tweets about the EU Referendum in 2016 (Brexit) and give examples of some of the analysis performed.  ...  with particular hashtags during the televised leaders' debates during the same period.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.websem.2017.05.002 fatcat:q26kxj77cvff7ikmlgrzgccnve

Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 5th conference. Riga, 20–23 October 2020 [article]

Sanita Reinsone, Anda Baklāne, Jānis Daugavietis
2020 Zenodo  
Book of Abstracts DHN, Rīga 2020 Book of Abstracts of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 5th conference.  ...  Literature, Folklore and Art (University of Latvia) Rīga, 2020 ISBN 978-9984-850-83-2 DOI 10.5281/zenodo.4107117  ...  We also thank the library of the Technische Acknowledgements This work has been supported by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant 770299 (NewsEye).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4107117 fatcat:6ongky6p5rab7gvtawnjmp2ofm

Subtle Gender Stereotypes in the News Media and Their Role in Reinforcing a Culture Tolerating Violence Against Women [chapter]

Monia Azzalini
2020 Language, Gender and Hate Speech A Multidisciplinary Approach  
study on the representation of women in news media.  ...  Nevertheless, they can be detected in the underrepresentation and misrepresentation of women in the news, as measured by the GMMP (Global Media Monitoring Project), which is the longest and most extensive  ...  Busso is held responsible for sections 1 and 3, C.R. Combei for sections 2 and 4, O. Tordini for sections 5 and 6. We thank the anonymous reviewer for the useful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.30687/978-88-6969-478-3/012 fatcat:kz6tzey7obat5c4z2mfcszq2ze

Book of Abstracts, International Conference "Approaches to Multimodal Digital Environments: from theories to practices" [article]

Elisabetta Adami, Cristina Arizzi, Styliani Karatza, Ivana Marenzi, Ilaria Moschini, Sandra Petroni, Marc Rocca, Maria Grazia Sindoni
2019 Zenodo  
Multimodal digital communication is the main theme of this conference meant to attract multidisciplinary research on a wide range of issues from teaching and learning to analysing multimodal digital data  ...  COMMITTEE Elisabetta Adami – University of Leeds, UK Cristina Arizzi – University of Messina, Italy Styliani Karatza – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, and University of Leeds, UK  ...  Using the Stance Triangle (Du Bois 2007) as frameworks for analysis, it finds that self-referencing may be used to warrant belonging to the YouTube space, warrant credibility to a point in debate, and  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3245856 fatcat:adznskg37bgajfjezb7iegtzym

The evolution of sentiment analysis—A review of research topics, venues, and top cited papers

Mika V. Mäntylä, Daniel Graziotin, Miikka Kuutila
2018 Computer Science Review  
In recent years, sentiment analysis has shifted from analyzing online product reviews to social media texts from Twitter and Facebook.  ...  Sentiment analysis papers are scattered to multiple publication venues, and the combined number of papers in the top-15 venues only represent ca. 30% of the papers in total.  ...  Investigation of changes in the research topics found that the most recent papers (2014-2016) had more focus on social media such Twitter and Facebook.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cosrev.2017.10.002 fatcat:li6lrwzo2ncvraj6ydarg6j4uy

Volume 64.1 (2019)

2019 American Studies  
multilateral flows of operationalized personal data moving between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook in the British Leave.EU campaign and the 2016 American presidential election have made unmistakably  ...  At a time when not only computer scientists and presidential election candidates but also some of the founders of social media platforms and tech companies are issuing warnings about digital technologies  ...  (Historians' Debate) in the 1980s.  ... 
doi:10.33675/amst/2019/1/1 fatcat:addjjjnrunc35gytlclm7nhvqy

Enriching the University ELT Curriculum with Insights from ELF

Franca Poppi
2016 LCM - La Collana / The Series  
) Lawrence Grossberg (Cultural Studies) -Stephen Gundle (Film and Television Studies) Tsuchiya Junji (Sociology) -John McLeod (Post-colonial Studies) Estrella Montolío Durán (Spanish Language) -Silvia  ...  Translation Studies) -Hugo de Burgh (Chinese Media Studies) Kristen Brustad (Arabic Linguistics) -Daniel Coste (French Language) Luciano Curreli (Italian Literature) -Denis Ferraris (Italian Literature  ...  The BEI-IBI Project gual Education in Primary School: Aspects of Immersion, CLIL and Bilingual Modules, edited by Daniela Elsner and Jörg-Ulrich Kessler, 1-6. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag.  ... 
doi:10.7359/791-2016-popp fatcat:trj3vywsmvc65djpe5dr5tzhga

Multilingual journalism, news translation and discourse: converging methods, converging theories

Gaia Aragrande
Esame finale anno 2018 2 3 "The world moves on so fast, and we lose all chances of being the women our mothers were; we lose all understanding of what shaped them" -Hilary Mantel, An experiment in love  ...  I would also like to acknowledge the coordinator of the Ph.D. programme at the Department of Interpreting and Translation, Prof.  ...  For instance, Wyman analyses and compares through CL alternative and corporate media narratives in order to understand the reasons behind the last US presidential election (Wyman, 2017) .  ... 
doi:10.6092/unibo/amsdottorato/8493 fatcat:qhlihmebczfzxkgjd4qjx5tv2q
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