Modelling Argumentative Behaviour in Parliamentary Debates: Data Collection, Analysis and Test Case

  title={Modelling Argumentative Behaviour in Parliamentary Debates: Data Collection, Analysis and Test Case},
  author={Volha Petukhova and Andrei Malchanau and Harry Bunt},
  booktitle={PRIMA Workshops},
In this paper we apply the information state update (ISU) machinery to tracking and understanding the argumentative behaviour of participants in a parliamentary debate in order to predict its outcome. We propose to use the ISU approach to model the arguments of the debaters and the support/attack links between them as part of the formal representations of a participant’s information state. We first consider the identification of claims and evidence relations to their premises as an argument… 
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