Upcoming Scottish Workshop on Argument Mining

The Centre for Argument Technology at the University of Dundee is organising a workshop on Argument Mining under the auspices of SICSA, focusing on links with Information Extraction, Information Retrieval and Text Mining. The workshop will be opened by Marie-Francine Moens, head of the Language Intelligence and Information retrieval (LIIR) research group at Leuven and […]

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ARG:dundee is delighted to be co-hosting the next International Conference on Computational Models of Argument (COMMA), the regular forum for presentation and exchange of the latest research results related to computational aspects of argumentation. After the successful editions in Liverpool (COMMA 2006), Toulouse (COMMA 2008), Desenzano del Garda (COMMA 2010), and Vienna (COMMA 2012), COMMA […]

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OVA provides a drag-and-drop interface for analysing textual arguments. It is reminiscent of a streamlined Araucaria, except that it is designed to work with web pages, and in a browser rather than requiring local installation. It also natively handles AIF structures. An beta version of OVA is now available. A user guide is also available.

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Three exciting new MSc programmes in Argumentation and Opinion; Argumentation and Law; and Argumentation and Mediation are under development and will be available from April 2014 (half-time) and Jan 2015 (full-time). These courses will draw on the University of Dundee’s unique blend of practical argumentation tools and sound academic theory, and will train professionals to […]

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