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Providing Informational Support for Argumentation: The ISA Project

Fahri Yetim
2000 Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management  
This paper briefly presents the ISA project that addresses the issue of how argumentation processes can be supported by providing textual information from document databases.  ...  The conceptual integration of data-and knowledgebased technologies with discussion forums is illustrated, and the preliminary works for indexing documents as well as for providing search mechanism are  ...  Consider initiating a search for information in support of the current position, for example. In this paper, the essential of the research project ISA is presented.  ... 
dblp:conf/pakm/Yetim00 fatcat:di7ssz4rtbaxhcsbtfpm4ugp7m

Explaining Arguments with Background Knowledge

Maria Becker, Ioana Hulpuş, Juri Opitz, Debjit Paul, Jonathan Kobbe, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Anette Frank
2020 Datenbank-Spektrum  
reasoning techniques suitable for informal, everyday argumentation.  ...  The ExpLAIN project aims at making the structure and reasoning of arguments explicit -not only for humans, but for Robust Argumentation Machines that are endowed with language understanding capacity.  ...  provide supporting evidence for argumentative relation classification.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13222-020-00348-6 fatcat:zd55bxjr7bhs5ab5whi3ih4q4y

Implicit Knowledge in Argumentative Texts: An Annotated Corpus [article]

Maria Becker, Katharina Korfhage, Anette Frank
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We hypothesize that for argument analysis it will be beneficial to reconstruct this implied information.  ...  The outcome of our work is a carefully de-signed and richly annotated dataset, for which we then provide an in-depth analysis by investigating characteristic distributions and correlations of the assigned  ...  We expect it to be a useful starting point for automatically filling knowledge gaps in arguments, and we hope that it will inspire future research on argument analysis and implicit knowledge acquisition  ... 
arXiv:1912.10161v1 fatcat:5mafsnvfxreijlruvcahphegma

Explaining Best Decisions via Argumentation

Qiaoting Zhong, Xiuyi Fan, Francesca Toni, Xudong Luo
2014 European Conference on Social Intelligence  
arguments, and the explanation is generated automatically from dispute trees sanctioning the admissibility of arguments.  ...  More specifically, an explanation for a decision is obtained from a mapping between the given decision framework and an argumentation framework, such that best decisions correspond to admissible sets of  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported by the EPSRC TRaDAr project: EP/J020915/  ... 
dblp:conf/ecsi/ZhongFTL14 fatcat:oqoj3pg3s5cyhc4tuyrcebhmoi

Knowledge-driven argument mining based on the qualia structure

Patrick Saint-Dizier, Patrick Saint-Dizier, Manfred Stede
2017 Argument & Computation  
(1) them as supports or attacks of a controversial issue, and (2) the facet of the issue they support or attack and how.  ...  are appropriate for this task.  ...  Roughly, the concepts used in arguments supporting or attacking issue (2) can be classified into two categories: -those related to the services provided by the society to individuals: education, safety  ... 
doi:10.3233/aac-170124 fatcat:3h2z5lwct5akzf3f4qepuavkwe

A critical review of PASBio's argument structures for biomedical verbs

K Bretonnel Cohen, Lawrence Hunter
2006 BMC Bioinformatics  
However, the proper set of propositions has yet to be determined. Recently, the PASBio project proposed a set of propositions and argument structures for biomedical verbs.  ...  This initial set of representations presents an opportunity for evaluating the suitability of predicate-argument structures as a scheme for representing verbal semantics in the biomedical domain.  ...  Conclusion Our findings support the hypothesis that predicate-argument structures, as illustrated by the PASBio project, are a viable formalism for building shallow semantic representations of biomedical  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2105-7-s3-s5 pmid:17134478 pmcid:PMC1764449 fatcat:karftpmu5fhwlnmwvnobooc2em

Public Health Aspects' Assessment Tool for Urban Projects, According to the Urban Health Approach [chapter]

Stefano Capolongo, Maddalena Buffoli, Erica Isa Mosca, Daniela Galeone, Roberto D'Elia, Andrea Rebecchi
2019 Built Heritage: Monitoring Conservation Management  
The series Research for Development serves as a vehicle for the presentation and dissemination of complex research and multidisciplinary projects.  ...  THE SERIES IS INDEXED IN SCOPUS More information about this series at  ...  Keywords Accomplished project · Industrialization · Useful life cycle costs · Experimentation sharing · Evolutionary process · Recombining innovation · Prediction E. Ginelli (B) · C. Chesi · G.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-33256-3_30 fatcat:mdquedcpwvd2hbfevb6wvzkdbu

International and intercultural differences in arguments used against road safety policy measures

Wouter Van den Berghe, Nicola Christie
2021 IATSS Research  
International and intercultural differences in arguments used against road safety policy measures Wouter Van den Berghe, Nicola Christie  ...  ), who assisted in identifying possible effects of the measures;  the Belgian Federal Public Service Mobility & Transport for funding for the survey on which the analyses were based;  the people assisting  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are grateful to the following people and organizations for their contributions:  researchers from Vias Institute (Belgium), KfV (Austria), and Université Gustave Eiffel (France  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.iatssr.2021.10.007 fatcat:mjn7z7vutzcjjcx4dh7fjw2qwi

Exploiting Background Knowledge for Argumentative Relation Classification

Jonathan Kobbe, Juri Opitz, Maria Becker, Ioana Hulpus, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Anette Frank, Michael Wagner
2019 International Conference on Language, Data, and Knowledge  
model for argumentative relation classification.  ...  Argumentative relation classification is the task of determining the type of relation (e.g., support or attack) that holds between two argument units.  ...  Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge the support of NVIDIA Corporation through a donation of GPUs that were used for this research.  ... 
doi:10.4230/oasics.ldk.2019.8 dblp:conf/ldk/KobbeOBHSF19 fatcat:etbraev7lfavnjc7wflkselgsi

Formalization of the ad hominem argumentation scheme

Douglas Walton
2010 Journal of Applied Logic  
However, it will also be shown that the formalizations provide useful tools that are helpful for the project of evaluating the argument.  ...  One important implication of the work is that it provides a foundational basis for showing how other argumentation schemes can be formalized.  ...  Acknowledgement The author would like to thank the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for a research grant that supported the work in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jal.2008.07.002 fatcat:crxvbujpojaz3mns2toubmd454

Abstract argumentation and (optimal) stable marriage problems

Stefano Bistarelli, Francesco Santini
2019 Argument & Computation  
More in particular, we investigate to what extent a simple formalisation as the one provided by Abstract Argumentation Frameworks (AAFs) [16] is capable of representing incomplete lists of preferences  ...  Section 3 introduces the SM and OSM problem variants; this section reports the original encoding of the SM problem in a framework, but it also proposes some novelty, as for instance a view of preferences  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been supported by the following two projects funded by the authors' Department: Argumentation 360 ("Ricerca di Base" 2017-2019) and "Rappresentazione della Conoscenza e Apprendimento  ... 
doi:10.3233/aac-190474 fatcat:cltmtieibzdvviqpblt23oizka

On the evaluation of argumentation formalisms

Martin Caminada, Leila Amgoud
2007 Artificial Intelligence  
We then provide a relatively easy way in which these rationality postulates can be warranted for a particular rule-based argumentation system developed within a European project on argumentation.  ...  Argumentation theory has become an important topic in the field of AI.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the Commission of the European Communities under contract IST-2004-002307, ASPIC project "Argumentation Service Platform with Integrated Components".  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.artint.2007.02.003 fatcat:hcgqgfincrfqxpt3dbdn6d5pwu

A dialogue model of belief

Douglas Walton
2010 Argument & Computation  
This paper offers a new model of belief by embedding the Peircean account of belief into a formal dialogue system that uses argumentation schemes for practical reasoning and abductive reasoning.  ...  It is argued that the new model overcomes the pervasive conflict in artificial intelligence between the belief-desire-intention model of reasoning and the commitment model.  ...  Acknowledgments The work in this paper was supported by a research grant, Argumentation in Artificial Intelligence and Law, from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19462160903494576 fatcat:apo7kk2c6zgijpvqd4x3ef3ybi

The Influence of Format and Questions on Candidates' Strategic Argument Choices in the 2000 Presidential Debates

DIANA B. CARLIN, ERIC MORRIS, SHAWNA SMITH
2001 American Behavioral Scientist  
For more information about his project, visit his Web site: www.people.ku.edu/~recluse. Many faculty and staff work to support graduate education at KU.  ...  This program seeks to provide graduate students with information pertaining to non-academic careers.  ...  Outcomes Assessment Below is a sample of the graduate student enrollment figures  ... 
doi:10.1177/00027640121958276 fatcat:jzwymhgp6rf4rppezcst5b245y

Praeteritio as strategic manoeuvring [chapter]

A. Francisca Snoeck Henkemans
2009 Rhetoric and argumentation in the beginning of the XXIst century: proceedings of the XXIst century  
to ISA members by withholding the secrets from the public for longer than necessary.  ...  In doing so, the speaker provides support for the implicit standpoint that performing the speech act in question would not be justified, which in turn can be a way of indirectly making it clear that he  ... 
doi:10.14195/978-989-26-0498-5_4 fatcat:rijqcranurbwbcnzosknlq6ss4
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