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Abstract

In this paper we motivate and formalise a framework that organises Dung argumentation frameworks into a hierarchy. Argumentation over preference information in a level n Dung framework is then used to resolve conflicts between arguments in a level n-1 framework. We then re-examine the issue of Dung’s acceptability semantics for arguments from the perspective of hierarchical argumentation.

Keywords

Multiagent System Preference Information Argumentation Framework Argumentation System Attack Relation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Modgil
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Computation LabCRUKLondon

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