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A Cognitive Approach to Relevant Argument Generation

Jean-Louis Dessalles 1, 2 
1 DIG - Data, Intelligence and Graphs
LTCI - Laboratoire Traitement et Communication de l'Information
Abstract : Acceptable arguments must be logically relevant. This paper describes an attempt to retro-engineer the human argumentative competence. The aim is to produce a minimal cognitive procedure that generates logically relevant arguments at the right time. Such a procedure is proposed as a proof of principle. It relies on a very small number of operations that are systematically performed: logical conflict detection, abduction and negation. Its eventual vali-dation however depends on the quality of the available domain knowledge.
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Jean-Louis Dessalles. A Cognitive Approach to Relevant Argument Generation. Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, LNAI 9935, Springer, pp.3-15, 2016, ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-46218-9_1⟩. ⟨hal-02287575⟩



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