A Software Architecture for an Argumentation-Oriented Multi-Agent System

  • Andrés Muñoz
  • Ana Sánchez
  • Juan A. Botía
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 55)


This paper proposes the materialization of a complete argumentation system ready to be built in conventional agent software platforms. In particular, an example for the Jadex agent platform is shown. The platform uses the BDI (Belief, Desire, Intention) model of agency. The main goal of this work is to foster usability of argumentation frameworks. The approach followed here to achieve it is the proposal of a formal representation for the dialogs that can occur, a specification of how to build the application domain model (i.e. the universe of discourse) and the necessary guidelines to manage these elements when building BDI agents.


Multiagent System Software Architecture Argumentation Framework Argumentation System Dialectical Tree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrés Muñoz
    • 1
  • Ana Sánchez
    • 1
  • Juan A. Botía
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Ingeniería para la Información y las ComunicacionesUniversity of MurciaSpain

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