This paper describes the Metalogue Debate Trainee Corpus (DTC). DTC has been collected and annotated in order to facilitate thedesign of instructional and interactive models for Virtual Debate Coach application - an intelligent tutoring system used by youngparliamentarians to train their debate skills. The training is concerned with the use of appropriate multimodal rhetorical devices in orderto improve (1) the organization of arguments, (2) arguments’ content selection, and (3) argument delivery techniques. DTC containstracking data from motion and speech capturing devices and semantic annotations - dialogue acts - as defined in ISO 24617-2 anddiscourse relations as defined in ISO 24617-8. The corpus comes with a manual describing the data collection process, annotationactivities including an overview of basic concepts and their definitions including annotation schemes and guidelines on how to applythem, tools and other resources. DTC will be released in the ELRA catalogue in second half of 2018.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2018)|
|Editors||Nicoletta Calzolari (Conference chair), Khalid Choukri, Christopher Cieri, Thierry Declerck, Sara Goggi, Koiti Hasida, Hitoshi Isahara, Bente Maegaard, Joseph Mariani, Hélène Mazo, Asuncion Moreno, Jan Odijk, Stelios Piperidis, Takenobu Tokunaga|
|Place of Publication||Miyazaki, Japan|
|Publisher||European Language Resources Association (ELRA)|
|Publication status||Published - 7 May 2018|