Deliberation Laboratory (DeLab) Project funded by the Volkswagen Stiftung, August 2021 to July 2025. Project collaborators Kasia Budzynska (Warsaw University of Technology), Annette Hautli-Janisz (University of Konstanz), John Parkinson (Maastricht University) und Chris Reed (Dundee University).


Augmented Deliberative Democracy (ADD-up): Computational Enhancement of Large-scale Public Arbitrations in Real Time. Project funded 04/2017 - 12/2021 by the Volkswagen Foundation, Project co-applicants Dr. Annette Hautli-Janisz (University of Konstanz; now University of Passau) and Dr. Brian Plüss (University of Dundee).

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    "VisArgue - How and When do Arguments win? An Analysis and Visualization of Political Negotiations." Project funded 09/2012 - 02/2016 by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Principal Investigators Prof. Miriam Butt, PhD, Prof. Dr. Katharina Holzinger und Prof. Dr. Daniel Keim, University of Konstanz.

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