New version of Arvina

A new version of the dialogue support tool Arvina is coming together. Arvina accepts any dialogue protocol specification (expressed using an extended version of DGDL), allows an arbitrary starting point in the Argument Web, automatically creates agents which are populated with data corresponding to statements that individuals have contributed to the Argument Web, and then […]

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ARG:dundee is delighted to be co-hosting the next International Conference on Computational Models of Argument (COMMA), the regular forum for presentation and exchange of the latest research results related to computational aspects of argumentation. After the successful editions in Liverpool (COMMA 2006), Toulouse (COMMA 2008), Desenzano del Garda (COMMA 2010), and Vienna (COMMA 2012), COMMA […]

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OVA provides a drag-and-drop interface for analysing textual arguments. It is reminiscent of a simplified Araucaria, except that it is designed to work with web pages, and runs from an online Flash widget rather than as a standalone program. It also natively handles AIF structures. An alpha version of OVA is nowavailable. A user guide is also available.

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Three exciting new MSc programmes in Argumentation and Opinion; Argumentation and Law; and Argumentation and Mediation are under development and will be available from April 2014 (half-time) and Jan 2015 (full-time). These courses will draw on the University of Dundee’s unique blend of practical argumentation tools and sound academic theory, and will train professionals to […]

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