Preference Reasoning in Advanced Question Answering Systems

  • Farah Benamara
  • Souhila Kaci
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4304)


In this paper, we present an approach for the elicitation of bipolar preferences based on NL expressions and show how bipolarity can be used within an advanced question answering system, namely, the WEBCOOP system.


Positive Preference Satisfactory Answer Illocutory Force Negative Preference Relaxation Procedure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farah Benamara
    • 1
  • Souhila Kaci
    • 2
  1. 1.IRITToulouseFrance
  2. 2.CRILLens CedexFrance

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