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Computing Argumentative Explanations in Bipolar Argumentation Frameworks

Zhiwei Zeng, Chunyan Miao, Cyril Leung, Zhiqi Shen, Jing Jih Chin
Here, we focus on argumentative explanations in Abstract Bipolar Argumentation.  ...  We also show how to compute the explanations with Bipolar Dispute Trees.  ...  (cont'd) In Fig. 1 , the CE computed from the abstract dispute tree in (2) is {a, e}. The SE computed from the bipolar dispute tree in (3) is {a, e, f, g}.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aaai.v33i01.330110079 fatcat:zmdupzomdzaivlreudw5oxns2y

Rhetorical figures, arguments, computation

Randy Allen Harris, Chrysanne Di Marco
2017 Argument & Computation  
But no one before Lawrence, Visser, and Reed has directly investigated the argumentative functions of rhetorical figures computationally.  ...  ("Speaking as a Christian, I would like to say that I find the Apostle Paul appealing and the Apostle Peale COMPUTATIONAL RHETORIC Computationally mediated research into persuasion, credibility, affect  ... 
doi:10.3233/aac-170030 fatcat:2kmekdhaprddddu5yb465wyuvq

Computing ideal sceptical argumentation

P.M. Dung, P. Mancarella, F. Toni
2007 Artificial Intelligence  
The procedures are adapted from (variants of) corresponding procedures for computing the credulous admissible semantics for assumption-based argumentation, proposed in [P.M. Dung, R.A. Kowalski, F.  ...  We present two dialectic procedures for the sceptical ideal semantics for argumentation. The first procedure is defined in terms of dispute trees, for abstract argumentation frameworks.  ...  Computationally, the use of assumption-based argumentation allows to exploit the fact that different arguments can share the same assumptions and thus avoid recomputation in many cases and the need to  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.artint.2007.05.003 fatcat:oxrkzwx7offkvdlljkh3rux3oa

Computational Argumentation and Cognition [article]

Emmanuelle Dietz, Antonis Kakas, Loizos Michael
2021 arXiv   pre-print
theory and methods from Computational Argumentation for the study of Cognition can be a promising avenue to pursue.  ...  This paper examines the interdisciplinary research question of how to integrate Computational Argumentation, as studied in AI, with Cognition, as can be found in Cognitive Science, Linguistics, and Philosophy  ...  • How can we form a synthesis between computational argumentation and theories of cognition that will give us models of computational cognition for the development of AI systems?  ... 
arXiv:2111.06958v1 fatcat:vlfvfowja5fevd3upfztrp6uly

Computing Arguments and Attacks in Assumption-Based Argumentation

Dorian Gaertner, Francesca Toni
2007 IEEE Intelligent Systems  
She received her PhD in computing from Imperial College London.  ...  Her research interests include argumentation, negotiation, logic-based multiagent systems, abduction, logic programming for knowledge representation and automated reasoning, and nonmonotonic and default  ...  Figure 7 shows the arguments and attacks that CaSAPI 3.0 computed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mis.2007.105 fatcat:6vh4mjmmtvahhgawdidxctqrga

Fair and Argumentative Language Modeling for Computational Argumentation [article]

Carolin Holtermann, Anne Lauscher, Simone Paolo Ponzetto
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Finally, we analyze the potential impact of language model debiasing on the performance in argument quality prediction, a downstream task of computational argumentation.  ...  Although much work in NLP has focused on measuring and mitigating stereotypical bias in semantic spaces, research addressing bias in computational argumentation is still in its infancy.  ...  We hope that our results and our novel AB BA resource will fuel more research on fair computational argumentation.  ... 
arXiv:2204.04026v1 fatcat:qitjemitcnay3dhpqliytuxxmm

Computing argumentation in logic programming

K. Kakas
1999 Journal of Logic and Computation  
In this paper we develop an abstract computational framework where various argumentation semantics can be computed via di erent parametric variations of a simple basic proof theory.  ...  These proof procedures are obtained by adopting speci c search strategies and ways of computing attacks in the particular argumentation framework.  ...  In this paper, we develop a general computational model for computing the argumentation-theoretic formulation of (most) semantics for LP.  ... 
doi:10.1093/logcom/9.4.515 fatcat:occiqywpgbgg7jd2absl5ipgeu

The Argument against Quantum Computers [article]

Gil Kalai
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We give a computational complexity argument against the feasibility of quantum computers.  ...  Our work supports the "physical Church thesis" studied by Pitowsky (1990) and follows his vision of using abstract ideas about computation to study the performance of actual physical computers.  ...  The argument against quantum computers The argument In brief, the argument against quantum computers is based on a computational complexity argument for why NISQ computers cannot demonstrate quantum  ... 
arXiv:1908.02499v1 fatcat:a4vmhb47hfg7lnx7ljhiigffgi

Computational Models of Rhetorical Argument [chapter]

Jim Crosswhite, John Fox, Chris Reed, Theodore Scaltsas, Simone Stumpf
2003 Argumentation Library  
Dung-style abstract argumentation theory centers on argumentation frameworks and acceptance functions. The latter take as input a framework and return sets of labelings.  ...  This methodology assumes full awareness of the arguments relevant to the evaluation. There are two reasons why this is not satisfactory.  ...  This is a pair consisting of a set of arguments and an attack relation. The arguments are modeled as abstract entities, and the attack relation encodes conflicts between arguments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-017-0431-1_6 fatcat:35zynwstjfhihn27uyyxs65y7a

Argument & Computation: Change and continuity

Pietro Baroni, Bart Verheij, Floriana Grasso, Floris Bex, Nancy Green
2016 Argument & Computation  
Verheij / Editorial: Argument & Computation: Change and continuity increasing interest in the study of argumentation in natural language and to the strengthening connections with other scientific communities  ...  Argument & Computation (A&C) enters its seventh year, renewed in two respects: • A new access policy with a new publisher: the journal adopts a full open access policy with no fees for authors who submit  ... 
doi:10.3233/aac-160006 fatcat:tmshfxhpbfcnth4eqjpm6otb6m

Computational Representation of Practical Argument

Katie Atkinson, Trevor Bench-Capon, Peter McBurney
2006 Synthese  
The protocol may impose too few constraints to allow scope for useful computer support. 3.  ...  However, if the game were to be used by computer agents rather than human agents such words would not be included.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11229-005-3488-2 fatcat:uypradmo7vgt7jbreoes3vopye

On Computing Explanations in Argumentation

Xiuyi Fan, Francesca Toni
We also give a correct computational counterpart for explanations using dispute forests.  ...  In this work, we propose a new argumentation semantics, related admissibility, designed for giving explanations to arguments in both Abstract Argumentation and Assumption-based Argumentation.  ...  This research was supported by the EPSRC TRaDAr project Transparent Rational Decisions by Argumentation: EP/J020915/1.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aaai.v29i1.9420 fatcat:dz5kze4y4ncnzbpomw4k52jugq

Algorithmic arguments in physics of computation [chapter]

Paul Vitányi, Ming Li
1995 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We show the usefulness ofincompressibility arguments based on Kolmogorov complexity in physics of computation by several examples.  ...  These include analysis of energy parsimonious 'adiabatic' computation, and scalability of network architectures.  ...  Our purpose here is to point out that applicability of incompressibility arguments based on Kolmogorov complexity is not restricted to the platonic realm of mathematics and theory of computation, but can  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-60220-8_73 fatcat:7igmqbsawba35hrjexgxq4eova

Expert Stance Graphs for Computational Argumentation

Orith Toledo-Ronen, Roy Bar-Haim, Noam Slonim
2016 Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Argument Mining (ArgMining2016)  
We suggest that this graph may be valuable for various fundamental tasks in computational argumentation. Experts and topics in our graph are Wikipedia entries.  ...  However, computational argumentation is one area where little work has been done on developing specialized knowledge resources.  ...  Conclusion and Future Work We introduced Expert Stance Graphs, a novel, large scale knowledge resource that has many potential use cases in computational argumentation.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/w16-2814 dblp:conf/acl/Toledo-RonenBS16 fatcat:jqq7r5zpbncd7hi6j5uzzdcy6e

Argotario: Computational Argumentation Meets Serious Games [article]

Ivan Habernal, Raffael Hannemann, Christian Pollak, Christopher Klamm, Patrick Pauli, Iryna Gurevych
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Fallacious arguments, omnipresent in argumentative discourse, can be deceptive, manipulative, or simply leading to 'wrong moves' in a discussion.  ...  Despite their importance, argumentation scholars and NLP researchers with focus on argumentation quality have not yet investigated fallacies empirically.  ...  First, it is a software tool for computational linguistics research, as it focuses on fallacies in argumentative discourse, an important part of qualitative criteria in computational argumentation.  ... 
arXiv:1707.06002v1 fatcat:aj2no5wkand2llss6dfunugs4y
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