Two new PhD studentships open to all

The Centre for Argument Technology is hiring two PhD students, one in deep learning for argument mining, and the other in linguistic modelling of argumentation. The Centre offers a well-resourced, highly interdisciplinary environment that works from philosophy through linguistics to AI and software engineering to develop and deploy high-impact solutions in sectors as diverse as […]

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We’ve just heard that we’ve won funding under the extremely competitive AHRC-DFG Anglo-German bilateral programme in the Arts & Humanities in collaboration with Manfred Stede‘s team at Potsdam University. We’re going to be spending the next three years working with the UN and in particular looking at how conflicts evolve in the Security Council. The […]

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We’re delighted that our survey of the field of Argument Mining is just out with Computational Linguistics. It provides the most up-to-date review currently accessible and is available now online. Abstract. Argument Mining is the automatic identification and extraction of the structure of inference and reasoning expressed as arguments presented in natural language. Understanding argumentative structure makes it […]

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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, and supports real-time collaborative analysis. The public release of OVA2 is now available, and a user […]

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