Modelling Debates on the Computer

Mare Koit, Haldur Õim

Abstract

In the paper, a model of debate is developed which includes a model of argument. When starting interaction, the participants have opposite communicative goals. They are exchanging arguments and counter-arguments and one of them has finally to abandon his or her initial communicative goal, i.e. one participant ‘wins’ and another ‘loses’. An analysis of human-human dialogue corpus is carried out in order to evaluate the suitability of the model for describing natural debates. A computer implementation is introduced. Notions of negotiation, debate and argument are discussed.

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Koit M. and Õim H. (2014). Modelling Debates on the Computer . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-049-9, pages 361-368. DOI: 10.5220/0005129303610368


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@conference{keod14,
author={Mare Koit and Haldur Õim},
title={Modelling Debates on the Computer},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={361-368},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005129303610368},
isbn={978-989-758-049-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014)
TI - Modelling Debates on the Computer
SN - 978-989-758-049-9
AU - Koit M.
AU - Õim H.
PY - 2014
SP - 361
EP - 368
DO - 10.5220/0005129303610368