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Social Viewpoints for Arguing about Coalitions

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Frameworks for arguing about coalitions are based on non-monotonic logic and are therefore formal and abstract, whereas social theories about agent coalitions typically are based on conceptual modeling languages and therefore semi-formal and detailed. In this paper we bridge the gap between these two research areas such that social viewpoints can be used to argue about coalitions. We formally define three social viewpoints with abstraction and refinement relations among them, and we adapt an existing coalition argumentation theory to reason about the coalitions defined in the most abstract social viewpoint.

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  • Multiagent System
  • Coalition Formation
  • Coalition Structure
  • Argumentation Theory
  • Argumentation Framework

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Boella, G., van der Torre, L., Villata, S. (2008). Social Viewpoints for Arguing about Coalitions. In: Bui, T.D., Ho, T.V., Ha, Q.T. (eds) Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. PRIMA 2008. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 5357. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-89674-6_10

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