Summarizing Multi-Party Argumentative Conversations in Reader Comment on News

@inproceedings{Barker2016SummarizingMA,
  title={Summarizing Multi-Party Argumentative Conversations in Reader Comment on News},
  author={Emma Barker and Robert J. Gaizauskas},
  booktitle={ArgMining@ACL},
  year={2016}
}
Existing approaches to summarizing multi-party argumentative conversations in reader comment are extractive and fail to capture the argumentative nature of these conversations. Work on argument mining proposes schemes for identifying argument elements and relations in text but has not yet addressed how summaries might be generated from a global analysis of a conversation based on these schemes. In this paper we: (1) propose an issue-centred scheme for analysing and graphically representing… CONTINUE READING