The project will uncover missing explanatory links in argumentative texts, fill in automatically acquired knowledge that makes the structure of the argument explicit and establish and verify the knowledge-enhanced argumentation structure with a combination of formal reasoning and machine learning.
- M. Becker, S. Liang and A. Frank (2021): Reconstructing Implicit Knowledge with Language Models. in: Proceedings of Deep Learning Inside Out (DeeLIO): The 2nd Workshop on Knowledge Extraction and Integration for Deep Learning Architectures at NAACL 2021, pp. 11-24. *Best Paper Award*
- M. Becker, I. Hulpus, J. Opitz, D. Paul, J. Kobbe, H. Stuckenschmidt and A. Frank (2020). Explaining Arguments with Background Knowledge – Towards Knowledge-based Argumentation Analysis in: Datenbank-Spektrum, 20, pp. 131-141.
- D. Paul, J. Opitz, M. Becker, J. Kobbe, G. Hirst and A. Frank (2020). Argumentative Relation Classification with Background Knowledge. in: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computational Models of Argument (COMMA 2020),pp. 319-330. *Nomination for Best Student Paper Award (three runner-ups)*
- M. Becker, K. Korfhage, and A. Frank (2020): Implicit Knowledge in Argumentative Texts: An Annotated Corpus. Proceedings of LREC. Marseille, France.
- M. Becker, M. Staniek, V. Nastase and A. Frank (2019): Assessing the Difficulty of Classifying ConceptNet Relations in a Multi-Label Classification Setting. RELATIONS - Workshop on meaning relations between phrases and sentences (co-located with IWCS), Gothenborg, Sweden.
- M. Becker, M. Staniek, V. Nastase, A. Palmer, A. Frank (2019): Classifying Semantic Clause Types with Recurrent Neural Networks: Analysis of Attention, Context and Genre Characteristics. TAL Journal (Traitement Automatique des Langues / Natural Language Processing): Special issue Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing.
- I. Hulpus, J. Kobbe, M. Becker, J. Opitz, G. Hirst, C. Meilicke, V. Nastase, H. Stuckenschmidt and A. Frank (2019): Towards Explaining Natural Language Arguments with Background Knowledge, Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Semantic Explainability – co-located with the 18th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2019), Christchurch, New Zealand.
- J. Kobbe, J. Opitz, M. Becker, I. Hulpus, H. Stuckenschmidt and A. Frank (2019): Exploiting Background Knowledge for Argumentative Relation Classification, Second Conference on Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK 2019). *Best Student Paper Award*
- J. Opitz and A. Frank (2019): Dissecting Content and Context in Argumentative Relation Analysis. Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Argument Mining (co-located with ACL 2019), Florence, Italy.
- J. Opitz and A. Frank (2019): Automatic Accuracy Prediction for AMR Parsing. Proceedings of The Eighth Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM 2019), Minneapolis, Minnesota, pp. 212–-223.
- J. Opitz (2019): Argumentative relation classification as plausibility ranking. Proceedings of the 15th Conference on Natural Language Processing (KONVENS 2019): Long Papers, Erlangen, Germany, pp. 193–202, German Society for Computational Linguistics & Language Technology.
- M. Becker, M. Staniek, V. Nastase and A. Frank (2017): Enriching Argumentative Texts with Implicit Knowledge. Frasinca, F., Ittoo, A., Nguyen, L., and Metais, E. (eds.), Applications of Natural Language to Data Bases (NLDB) – Natural Language Processing and Information Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer. The final publication is available at Springer.
- M. Becker, A. Palmer and A. Frank (2017): Semantic Clause Types and Modality as Features for Argument Analysis. Argument & Computation, Special Issue on Language and Argumentation.
- M. Becker (2016): Argumentative Reasoning, Clause Types and Implicit Knowledge. In: Gaggl, S. and Thimm, M. (eds.): Proceedings of the Second Summer School on Argumentation: Computational and Linguistic Perspectives, pp. 1-2, *Best Poster Award*.
- M. Becker, A. Palmer and A. Frank (2016): Clause Types and Modality in Argumentative Microtexts. Workshop on Foundations of the Language of Argumentation (in conjunction with COMMA 2016), Potsdam, Germany, pp. 1-9.
- M. Becker, A. Palmer and A. Frank (2016): Argumentative texts and clause types. Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Argument Mining (ArgMining2016), Berlin, Germany, pp. 21-30.