A Conversational Agent for Argument-driven E-participation
- Andrés Segura-Tinoco, Andrés Holgado-Sánchez, Iván Cantador, María E. Cortés-Cediel, M. Bolívar
- Computer ScienceDigital Government Research
- 15 June 2022
A novel chatbot is presented and evaluated that assists a user on the overwhelming task of exploring the citizen-generated content of Decide Madrid, a forum-based e-participatory budgeting platform and is capable of automatically extracting, categorizing and summarizing the arguments underlying the citizen proposals and debates in the platform.
On the Extraction and Use of Arguments in Recommender Systems: A Case Study in the E-participation Domain (Long paper)
A simple, yet effective method is applied that makes use of the built taxonomy and lexicon to extract argument graphs from citizen proposals and debates of an e-participation platform, and how the extracted graphs could be exploited to generate and explain argument-based recommendations.
Argument-based generation and explanation of recommendations
- Andrés Segura-Tinoco
- Computer ScienceACM Conference on Recommender Systems
- 13 September 2021
This thesis proposes to use argument mining techniques and tools that allow retrieving and relating argumentative information from textual content, and investigate recommendation methods that exploit that information before, during and after their filtering processes.
An Argument-based Search Framework: Implementation on a Spanish Corpus in the E-Participation Domain
- Andrés Segura-Tinoco, Óscar G. Borzdynski, Iván Cantador
- Computer ScienceJoint Conference of the Information Retrieval…
A general and flexible information retrieval framework which, in addition to text documents relevant for a given query, returns categorized and linked argumentative structures existing in or related to such documents within a collection.