Agent Dialogue as Partial Argumentation and Its Fixpoint Semantics

(Extended Abstract)
  • Takayoshi Suzuki
  • Hajime Sawamura
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5044)


Dialogue and argumentation are basic components of MAS [10], and many models for them have been studied so far (e. g., [3], [8] for argumentation, and [6], [9], [5], [2] for dialogue systems). Those two are closely related to each other [13], and apparently the latter seems to be a special case of the former or one aspect of dialogue. However, it is not so clear how they are related to each other or simply how dialogue is different from argumentation. In this paper, we will consider an intrinsic relationship between them from a formal perspective.


Argumentation dialogue agreement fixpoint semantics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takayoshi Suzuki
    • 1
  • Hajime Sawamura
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Science and TechnologyNiigata UniversityNiigataJapan
  2. 2.Institute of Natural Science and Technology, Academic AssemblyNiigata UniversityNiigataJapan

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