Persua: A Visual Interactive System to Enhance the Persuasiveness of Arguments in Online Discussion

  title={Persua: A Visual Interactive System to Enhance the Persuasiveness of Arguments in Online Discussion},
  author={Meng Xia and Qian Zhu and Xingbo Wang and Fei-Fei Nei and Huamin Qu and Xiaojuan Ma},
Persuading people to change their opinions is a common practice in online discussion forums on topics ranging from political campaigns to relationship consultation. Enhancing people’s ability to write persuasive arguments could not only practice their critical thinking and reasoning but also contribute to the effectiveness and civility in online communication. It is, however, not an easy task in online discussion settings where written words are the primary communication channel. In this paper… 

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