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Argumentation Based Modelling of Embedded Agent Dialogues

  • Yannis Dimopoulos
  • Antonis C. Kakas
  • Pavlos Moraitis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4049)

Abstract

This paper presents a novel approach to modelling embedded agent dialogues. It proposes a specific structure for the supporting information accompanying the arguments that agents exchange during a dialogue, it defines formally how this information relates to the agent theory, and assigns to it semantics that is associated to each of the atomic dialogue types of the Walton-Krabbe typology. This allows the formal definition of necessary and sufficient initiation and acceptance conditions of licit dialectical shifts that are necessary for the modelling of embedded agent dialogues.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yannis Dimopoulos
    • 1
  • Antonis C. Kakas
    • 1
  • Pavlos Moraitis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CyprusNicosiaCyprus
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity René DescartesParisFrance

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