Debate Persuasiveness Dataset

This page is a distribution site of debate data for the task of debate argument persuasiveness scoring. The problem of Debate Argument Persuasiveness Scoring for which this dataset is intended is described in these publications:

The Debate Argument Persuasiveness Data includes motions, assertions, justifications, error annotations, and persuasiveness scores for debates on 165 topics, as described in the aforementioned publications.

The creation of this website is based upon work supported in part by National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants IIS-1219142 and IIS-1528037. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed above are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NSF and should not be interpreted as representing the official policies, either expressed or implied, of any sponsoring institution, the U.S. government or any other entity.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this site, please send email to Isaac Persing.