Argument Annotated User-Generated Web Discourse
This corpus contains user comments, forum posts, blogs and newspaper articles annotated with argument scheme based on extended Toulmin's model (in total 340 documents). It also contains 990 user comments and forum posts annotated on document level with respect to persuasiveness.
Please refer to the following article for details about the annotation process, theoretical background, guidelines, and experiments:
- Data including annotation guidelines
- Simple Java tutorial project for manipulating with the annotated data: https://github.com/habernal/dkpro-argumentation-tutorial
- License agreement
- Experimental code described in the Computational Linguistics article and later extended in our EMNLP 2015 paper is available under ASL/GPL licence atGitHub
Should you have any questions regarding the data, guidelines, or the tutorial project, don't hesitate to contact Ivan Habernal.