COST Action CA17132 - APPLY
European Network for Argumentation and Public Policy Analysis

COST Action      Horizon 2020

Swiss-AL

Multilingual (German, French, Italian) Swiss web corpus with texts collected from selected web sources; designed to support data-based and data-driven research on societal and political discourses in Switzerland; includes news and specialist publications, governmental opinions, and parliamentary records, web sites of political parties, companies, and universities, statements from industry associations and NGOs; linguistically annotated on multiple layers (part-of-speech, lemma, named…

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Multi-trait map of a televised debate

Dataset with over 700+ data-points (20+ traits) of a 24 minute TV interview on educational policy in 2013 after students protests (interview by Péter Csermely with György Fábri, vice-rector of ELTE, Budapest). Televised debate, annotation (dataset in excel and in XPSS, srt file for teaching use), has audio/video/shooting angle data, linguistic & non-verbal traits. Restricted access – COST members only…

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UKP Sentential Argument Mining Corpus

The corpus consists of more than 25,000 sentences over eight topics with high quality annotations done by crowdworkers. Each sentence is annotated as either an argument, including the stance towards the topic (pro or con), or no argument. The sentences origin from heterogeneous text types and the eight topics allow for cross-topic experiments.

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Argotario: Fallacies in argumentation

An important skill in critical thinking and argumentation is the ability to spot and recognize fallacies. Fallacious arguments, omnipresent in argumentative discourse, can be deceptive, manipulative, or simply leading to `wrong moves’ in a discussion. This corpus contains English and German fallacious arguments collected through the serious-game Argotario. Each argument is labeled as non-fallacious or containing exactly one type of…

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Argument Reasoning Comprehension

Reasoning is a crucial part of natural language argumentation. To comprehend an argument, one must analyze its warrant, which explains why its claim follows from its premises. As arguments are highly contextualized, warrants are usually presupposed and left implicit. Thus, the comprehension does not only require language understanding and logic skills, but also depends on common sense. We provide a…

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Alain

The witness of a gay against gay mariage in France. The witness is a videorecording published on youtube by a French chain (Homovox) supporting freedom and minority rights. The video has been transcripted according to the CLAPI conventions (ICOR-Lyon).  

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Alma

A French high-school pupil, wins the national competition of argumentation for human rights (yearly held in Caen) with a speech about the rights of the elderly. The corpus is constituted by the first section of the speech, in which she relates a shocking visit to a home for the elderly. The corpus has been transcripted according to CLAPI conventions (ICOR-Lyon).…

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Mediation

This is a corpus composed of cases of conflict resolution through dispute mediation in various interpersonal conflicts. Part of the corpus has been collected by Chiara Jermini-Martinez Soria in the framework of the project RefraMe – The inferential dynamics of reframing within dispute mediators’ argumentation, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, Grant 10001C_170004). The corpus is annotated regarding the…

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Maltese views on the integration of Arabs

Interviews were conducted with Maltese participants in Malta, concerning their views on the integration of Arabs. The interviews were aimed at eliciting the main claims and argumentation structures of participants concerning integration. Interviews were analysed using argumentation analysis (Sammut et al., 2018). The interviews were conducted in Maltese and subsequently translated into English.

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