Argumentation Neural Networks

  • Artur d’Avila Garcez
  • Dov Gabbay
  • Luís C. Lamb
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3316)


While neural networks have been successfully used in a number of machine learning applications, logical languages have been the standard for the representation of legal and argumentative reasoning. In this paper, we present a new hybrid model of computation that allows for the deduction and learning of argumentative reasoning. We propose a Neural Argumentation Algorithm to translate argumentation networks into standard neural networks, and prove correspondence between the semantics of the two networks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Artur d’Avila Garcez
    • 1
  • Dov Gabbay
    • 2
  • Luís C. Lamb
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of ComputingCity University LondonUK
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer ScienceKing’s College LondonUK
  3. 3.Institute of InformaticsUFRGSPorto AlegreBrazil

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