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

COST Action      Horizon 2020

Climate and environmental issues

GMO news 1998-1999

Newspaper articles reporting on new applications for genetically modified (GM) food between January and June 1998 and on the EU moratorium of June 1999. Restricted access – contact author for more information or specific conditions

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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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25 Interviews with managers of low-carbon transition businesses in Portugal. A preliminary annotation has been carried out using Atlas.ti but is still subject to confirmation by the researchers.

21 interviews in English, 4 in Portuguese. Mean interview time about 110 mins. Conducted in the second half of 2017. Transcribed verbatim. Partly annotated and the parts annotated are used for publications. Restricted access – contact author for more information or specific conditions [Doi: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2020.101244]

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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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Main arguments about CCS in French press articles (1996-2017)

The corpus describes the main arguments found in French articles based on a research on Europresse. We selected articles based on keywords (carbon+capture+storage and/or geological+storage). We coded each article depending on the actors mentionned in the text (one line per actor) and the arguments they broadcasted. Arguments which were not attached to a specific actor were attached automatically to the…

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