Meta-Argumentation Frameworks for Multi-party Dialogues

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11224)


The conclusions drawn from a dialogue depend both on the content of the arguments, and the level of trust placed in the arguments and the entity advancing them. In this paper, we describe a framework for dialogue where such trust forms the basis for expressing preferences between arguments, and in turn, for computing conclusions of the dialogue. Our framework contains object and meta-level arguments, and uses ASPIC+ to represent arguments, while argument schemes capture meta-level arguments about trust and preferences.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computing ScienceUniversity of AberdeenScotlandUK
  2. 2.School of Computer ScienceUniversity of St AndrewsScotlandUK

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