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

COST Action      Horizon 2020

Contemporary controversial issues

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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