Argumentation and decision making: A position paper [chapter]

Simon Parsons, John Fox
1996 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper summarises our position on the use of symbolic methods for reasoning under uncertainty, and argumentation in particular. Our view is that argumentation o ers a complement to numerical methods for reasoning about belief, and a general framework within which many competing approaches can be understood. In applications we have found that argumentation o ers a variety of bene ts for practical reasoning systems. The presentation is historical, emphasising the reasons which motivated the
more » ... velopment of the argumentation framework, drawing primarily on work carried out by researchers at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund since about 1980. ?
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