Journal article

SWARM: Cultivating Evidence-Based Reasoning

Tim van Gelder, Richard De Rozario, Richard O Sinnott

COMPUTING IN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING | IEEE COMPUTER SOC | Published : 2018

Abstract

Smartly assembled Wiki-style ARgument Marshalling (SWARM) is an online platform supporting evidence-based reasoning. It is based on three design principles: Cultivating user engagement, exploiting natural expertise, and supporting rich collaboration. This paper provides a brief system description and full explanation of the design principles and major attributes.

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Grants

Awarded by Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)


Funding Acknowledgements

This paper builds on work and ideas from the entire SWARM project team. E. Silver, M. Burgman, and R. Horn made useful suggestions on the emerging manuscript. This research is based upon work supported in part by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), under Contract [2017-16122000002]. The views and conclusions contained herein are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies, either expressed or implied, of ODNI, IARPA, or the U.S. Government. The U.S. Government is authorized to reproduce and distribute reprints for governmental purposes notwithstanding any copyright annotation therein.