PhD Studentship Available in Argument Mining

RCUK Stipend (£14,296 tax-free per annum in 2016/17). Fixed Term 42 months. Applications are invited for a PhD student to work in the interdisciplinary area lying between computational linguistics and argumentation. The studentship aims to explore techniques in computational linguistics, text mining and deep learning to exploit theories of argument structure and classical rhetoric in […]

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Members of the Centre are delighted to be contributing to tutorials at both IJCAI 2016 in New York and, a couple of weeks later, at ACL 2016 in Berlin. Katarzyna Budzynska is delivering a tutorial on Argument Mining at IJCAI 2016 on 11 July 2016 with Serena Villata;  whilst Chris Reed is delivering a tutorial […]

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The Centre for Argument Technology has just won £700k from EPSRC towards a £1.1m project focusing on Argument Mining in partnership with IBM and a local SME. The project will run for four years until the end of 2019 and will have several new posts associated with it, the advertisements for which are now available. […]

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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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