ArgMining 2014: Program

Thursday June 26, 2014
   Session 1 (9-10:30 am): Papers
   Annotating Patterns of Reasoning about Medical Theories of Causation in Vaccine Cases: Toward a Type System for Arguments (Long paper)
Vern Walker, Karina Vazirova, Cass Sanford
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
   Towards Creation of a Corpus for Argumentation Mining the Biomedical Genetics Research Literature (Long paper)
Nancy Green
University of North Carolina Greensboro
   An automated method to build a corpus of rhetorically-classified sentences in biomedical texts (Short paper)
Hospice Houngbo1 and Robert Mercer2
1UWO, 2The University of Western Ontario
   Ontology-Based Argument Mining and Automatic Essay Scoring (Short paper)
Nathan Ong, Diane Litman, Alexandra Brusilovsky
University of Pittsburgh
   Session 2 (11-12:30): Papers
   Identifying Appropriate Support for Propositions in Online User Comments (Long paper)
Joonsuk Park and Claire Cardie
Cornell University
   Analyzing Argumentative Discourse Units in Online Interactions (Long paper)
Debanjan Ghosh1, Smaranda Muresan2, Nina Wacholder3, Mark Aakhus1, Matthew Mitsui1
1Rutgers University, 2Columbia University, 3Rutgers University SC&I
   Back up your Stance: Recognizing Arguments in Online Discussions (Long paper)
Filip Boltužić and Jan Šnajder
University of Zagreb
   Automated argumentation mining to the rescue? Envisioning argumentation and decision-making support for debates in open online collaboration communities (Short paper)
Jodi Schneider
   Session 3 (2-3:30 pm): Papers
   A Benchmark Dataset for Automatic Detection of Claims and Evidence in the Context of Controversial Topics (Long paper)
Ehud Aharoni1, Anatoly Polnarov2, Tamar Lavee1, Daniel Hershcovich1, Ran Levy1, Ruty Rinott1, Dan Gutfreund1, Noam Slonim1
1IBM Haifa Research Lab, 2Hebrew University in Jerusalem
   Applying Argumentation Schemes for Essay Scoring (Long paper)
Yi Song1, Michael Heilman1, Beata Beigman Klebanov2, Paul Deane1
1Educational Testing Service, 2ETS
   Mining Arguments From 19th Century Philosophical Texts Using Topic Based Modelling (Long paper)
John Lawrence1, Chris Reed2, Colin Allen3, Simon McAlister4, Andrew Ravenscroft4
1, 2University of Dundee, 3Indiana University, 4University of East London
   Towards segment-based recognition of argumentation structure in short texts (Short paper)
Andreas Peldszus
University of Potsdam
   Session 4 (4-5:30 pm): Posters and Follow-up Discussion
   Titles That Announce Argumentative Claims in Biomedical Research Articles
Heather Graves1, Roger Graves2, Robert Mercer2, Mahzereen Akter2
1The University of Alberta, 2The University of Western Ontario
   Extracting Higher Order Relations From Biomedical Text
Syeed Ibn Faiz and Robert Mercer
The University of Western Ontario
   Survey in sentiment, polarity and function analysis of citation
Myriam Hernández A.1 and José M. Gómez2
1Universidad Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Facultad de Ingeniería de Sistemas, 2Universidad de Alicante, Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos
   Indicators of Argument-conclusion Relationships. An Approach for Argumentation Mining in German Discourses
Bianka Trevisan, Eva Dickmeis, Eva-Maria Jakobs, Thomas Niehr
RWTH Aachen University
   Extracting Imperatives from Wikipedia Article for Deletion Discussions
Fiona Mao, Robert Mercer, Lu Xiao
The University of Western Ontario
   Requirement Mining in Technical Documents
Juyeon Kang1 and Patrick Saint-Dizier2
1Prometil, 2IRIT-CNRS

Link to Biomedical Argumentation Mining Corpus Survey