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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 thedoi:10.1007/3-540-61313-7_113 fatcat:hrb5c7ci4bax5msccjt2pwgrci