Dataset: coarse_discourse

Dataset Card for "coarse_discourse"

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Dataset Description

Dataset Summary

dataset contains discourse annotation and relation on threads from reddit during 2016

Supported Tasks

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Dataset Structure

We show detailed information for up to 5 configurations of the dataset.

Data Instances


  • Size of downloaded dataset files: 4.42 MB
  • Size of the generated dataset: 43.34 MB
  • Total amount of disk used: 47.76 MB

An example of 'train' looks as follows.

    "annotations": {
        "annotator": ["fc96a15ab87f02dd1998ff55a64f6478", "e9e4b3ab355135fa954badcc06bfccc6", "31ac59c1734c1547d4d0723ff254c247"],
        "link_to_post": ["", "", ""],
        "main_type": ["elaboration", "elaboration", "elaboration"]
    "id_post": "t1_c9b30i1",
    "in_reply_to": "t1_c9b2nyd",
    "is_first_post": false,
    "is_self_post": true,
    "majority_link": "t1_c9b2nyd",
    "majority_type": "elaboration",
    "post_depth": 2,
    "subreddit": "100movies365days",
    "title": "DTX120: #87 - Nashville",
    "url": ""

Data Fields

The data fields are the same among all splits.


  • title: a string feature.
  • is_self_post: a bool feature.
  • subreddit: a string feature.
  • url: a string feature.
  • majority_link: a string feature.
  • is_first_post: a bool feature.
  • majority_type: a string feature.
  • id_post: a string feature.
  • post_depth: a int32 feature.
  • in_reply_to: a string feature.
  • annotations: a dictionary feature containing:
    • annotator: a string feature.
    • link_to_post: a string feature.
    • main_type: a string feature.

Data Splits Sample Size

name train
default 116357

Dataset Creation

Curation Rationale

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Source Data

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Personal and Sensitive Information

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Considerations for Using the Data

Social Impact of Dataset

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Discussion of Biases

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Other Known Limitations

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Additional Information

Dataset Curators

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Licensing Information

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Citation Information

@inproceedings{coarsediscourse, title={Characterizing Online Discussion Using Coarse Discourse Sequences}, author={Zhang, Amy X. and Culbertson, Bryan and Paritosh, Praveen}, booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media}, series={ICWSM '17}, year={2017}, location = {Montreal, Canada} }

Models trained or fine-tuned on coarse_discourse

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