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Opinion Communication on Contested Topics: How Empirics and Arguments can Improve Social Simulation

Annalisa Stefanelli, Roman Seidl
2017 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
Empirical data obtained from an online questionnaire (N = ) is used for the initialization of the model, whose agents directly represent the participants.  ...  The importance of content-related and empirical information, as well as the theory and mechanisms used in the social simulation, are discussed.  ...  on a seven-point Likert scale (from "not important at all" to "very important"). .  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.3492 fatcat:y7b4hru3bvc7lonbawhjelnrhm

Social values as arguments: similar is convincing

Gregory R. Maio, Ulrike Hahn, John-Mark Frost, Toon Kuppens, Nadia Rehman, Shanmukh Kamble
2014 Frontiers in Psychology  
The findings highlight the importance of value relatedness in argument persuasiveness.  ...  Experiment 4 extended the effect to real-world arguments taken from political propaganda and replicated the mediating effect of argument plausibility.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The research was partially supported by a Post-graduate Research Studentship to the third author, from the Economic and Social Sciences Research Council (UK).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00829 pmid:25147529 pmcid:PMC4124278 fatcat:zyajg7fkgnez7bu7agddlnyee4

Proposal to Structure Social Studies Course According to Toulmin's Argumentation Model

İrem Namli Altintaş, Meltem Çengel Schoville
2021 Journal of Education and Learning  
In evaluating the use of the argumentation model in social studies courses, this analysis examines three interrelated variables: goals, educational backgrounds and evaluation models.  ...  The purpose of this research, is to demonstrate how argumentation method can be used in social studies courses and to guide social studies pedagogy.  ...  Because in the argumentation model, the fact that students can easily criticize each other's ideas is one of the important steps.  ... 
doi:10.5539/jel.v10n4p118 fatcat:tymlo4ktgjamfa2xwctggwsqru

Innovative Chemistry Learning Model to Improve Argumentation Skills and Self-Efficacy

Farah Erika, Binar Kurnia Prahani
2017 IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSRJRME)  
It takes self-efficacy in the implementation of argumentation skills.  ...  Self-efficacy is important because it can affect cognition, motivation, affective processes and ultimately the behavior of individuals.  ...  The fifth phase is the transformation of the chemistry arguments in writing. The learning model is asking students to write because writing is an important aspect of scientific investigation.  ... 
doi:10.9790/7388-0701026268 fatcat:djvzsrwwxja63bokjxgnujauku

Argumentation-Based Learning in Social Studies Teaching

Birol Bulut, Turan Kacar, Irfan Arikan
2019 Journal of Education and Learning  
The aim of this study is to determine the place of argumentation-based learning in social studies teaching.  ...  According to the data obtained from this study, it is thought that argumentation-based learning approach can be applied in social studies teaching.  ...  Figure 1 . 1 Argumentation model of toulmin  ... 
doi:10.5539/jel.v8n3p89 fatcat:pqwzqeife5b47isd5ehjivevhq

A Corpus for Modeling User and Language Effects in Argumentation on Online Debating

Esin Durmus, Claire Cardie
2019 Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics  
Existing argumentation datasets have succeeded in allowing researchers to develop computational methods for analyzing the content, structure and linguistic features of argumentative text.  ...  They have been much less successful in fostering studies of the effect of "user" traits -- characteristics and beliefs of the participants -- on the debate/argument outcome as this type of user information  ...  The views and conclusions contained herein are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies or endorsements, either expressed or implied, of NSF  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/p19-1057 dblp:conf/acl/DurmusC19 fatcat:5aw2nigxbrbojgfa6bxcz4ftki

Social Multimedia Mining: A Social Informatics Perspective

Georgios Lappas
2011 2011 15th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics  
It is time to develop a community research agenda in argumentation mining.  ...  I suggest some questions to drive a joint community research agenda and then explain how my research in argumentation, on support tools and knowledge representations, advances argumentation mining.  ...  Mining from Social Media The third strand of our research is in mining arguments from social media.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pci.2011.59 dblp:conf/pci/Lappas11 fatcat:jhnzai2vdba5zgxaoavn537gfm

Modelling a Receiver's Position to Persuasive Arguments [chapter]

Hien Nguyen, Judith Masthoff, Peter Edwards
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Via a series of experiments, this paper provides insight into how the receiver's position can be modelled computationally, as a function of the strength, feature importance, and position of arguments in  ...  Social psychology shows that the effect of a persuasive argument depends on characteristics of the person to be persuaded, including the person's involvement with the topic and the discrepancy between  ...  ranges from 0 (not important at all) to 6 (extremely important).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-77006-0_33 fatcat:ozroav5fhrhu3em5rncx774dm4

An Abstract Framework for Modeling Argumentation in Virtual Communities

Tudor Groza, Siegfried Handschuh, John G. Breslin, Stefan Decker
2009 International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking  
Classic argumentative discussions can be found in a variety of domains from traditional scientific publishing to today's modern social software.  ...  In this article, the authors describe an abstract model for argumentation which captures the semantics independently of the domain.  ...  There exist an important number of argumentation models, most of them following the direction given by the IBIS methodology (Kunz et. al, 1970) .  ... 
doi:10.4018/jvcsn.2009070103 fatcat:zvue32ivnnejvniibmqmhzqsoa

Towards Understanding Persuasion in Computational Argumentation [article]

Esin Durmus
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Then, we propose models to understand the role of the audience's prior beliefs on their perception of arguments.  ...  Finally, we explore the importance of incorporating contextual information to predict argument impact and show improvements compared to encoding only the text of the arguments.  ...  We further propose context-aware models to measure the importance of pragmatic context in predicting the impact of the arguments.  ... 
arXiv:2110.01078v1 fatcat:dss7or3cmbas3fdrcx25xzyxma

The computational philosophy: simulation as a core philosophical method

Conor Mayo-Wilson, Kevin J. S. Zollman
2021 Synthese  
Second, devising and coding computational models instill good philosophical habits of mind.  ...  First, philosophers should use simulations for many of the same reasons we currently use thought experiments.  ...  Finally, when comparing computational models to other forms of argumentation, it's important to distinguish apparent from actual validation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11229-020-02950-3 pmid:33716324 pmcid:PMC7944252 fatcat:7wldcp5ykbgrvmi566vxyvoib4

Corporate Social Responsibility as Core Competence for the Business Model of Social Start-Ups in the Netherlands

Herman T. Wevers, Cosmina L. Voinea
2021 European Journal of Sustainable Development  
Moreover, CSR elements can play an important role in the design of social business models.  ...  It could be reasoned that social start-ups gain an advantage by the deployment of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) elements from the early beginning as a part of their core competences.  ...  From a practical point of view, a social entrepreneur could apply CSR elements while delivering a social business model.  ... 
doi:10.14207/ejsd.2021.v10n1p23 fatcat:2dkbgmk6kfblzfu52rvakotiku

Why Do Students Strike? Direct and Indirect Determinants of Collective Action Participation

Benjamin Giguère, R. N. Lalonde
2010 Political Psychology  
A field study was conducted during an important student strike within the Canadian province of Quebec.  ...  Path modeling was used to investigate two channels to collective action participation. A direct path involved the affective dimensions of identification.  ...  Finally, the authors thank Jim Cameron for his insightful comments on an earlier manuscript and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for the financial assistance it provided to  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9221.2009.00750.x fatcat:ltb22rsr4zcpnm5ds63lq4xe2u

Adding Provenance and Evolution Information to Modularized Argumentation Models

Tudor Groza, Siegfried Handschuh, John G. Breslin
2008 2008 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology  
Classic argumentative discussions can be found in a variety of domains from traditional scientific publishing to today's modern social software.  ...  In this paper, we describe an abstract model for argumentation which captures the semantics independently of the domain.  ...  Introduction Argumentation can be found and captured in a variety of fields ranging from scientific publications, to ontology engineering, agent interaction or modern social software.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wiiat.2008.258 dblp:conf/webi/GrozaHB08 fatcat:phcfaworqvc2xfvhn2yaztnhgq

Writing, Arguing, Contributing - A Cogent Argumentation Framework for Identifying, Specifying, and Evaluating Research Contribution

Sebastian K. Boell, Dirk S. Hovorka
2019 Australasian Journal of Information Systems  
In this paper, we demonstrate that argumentation requires the consideration of three additional dimensions of argumentation: rhetoric, dialectic, and social-institutional.  ...  Understanding the importance of argumentation in framing one's research contribution is critical to authors, editors, and reviewers alike within and beyond Information Systems and its reference disciplines  ...  The Social-institutional Dimension of Argumentation From the social-institutional dimension, cogent argumentation requires considering social and institutional procedures and rules and their influence  ... 
doi:10.3127/ajis.v23i0.1857 fatcat:6rtx6opb7ffhbc7bttlpul6tnu
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