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Advances in Knowledge Representation, Logic Programming, and Abstract Argumentation

Essays Dedicated to Gerhard Brewka on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday

  • Thomas Eiter
  • Hannes Strass
  • Mirosław Truszczyński
  • Stefan Woltran


  • Features recent explorations in the field of artificial intelligence

  • Honors Gerhard Brewka for his pioneering research ideas and fruitful collaborations in that area

  • Holds high-quality, selected papers and state of the art contents, complemented by a summary of Gerd's contributions


Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9060)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 9060)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Prologue

    1. Thomas Eiter, Hannes Strass, Mirosław Truszczyński, Stefan Woltran
      Pages 1-16
  3. Actions and Agents

    1. Martin Gebser, Roland Kaminski, Philipp Obermeier, Torsten Schaub
      Pages 17-32
    2. Tobias Ahlbrecht, Jürgen Dix, Federico Schlesinger
      Pages 47-62
  4. Nonmonotonic and Human Reasoning

    1. Ulrich Furbach, Claudia Schon
      Pages 63-80
    2. Gabriele Kern-Isberner, Christoph Beierle
      Pages 81-95
    3. Tomi Janhunen, Ilkka Niemelä
      Pages 96-111
    4. Piero Bonatti, Marco Faella, Carsten Lutz, Luigi Sauro, Frank Wolter
      Pages 112-124
    5. Patrick Doherty, Andrzej Szałas
      Pages 125-140
    6. Stefan Ellmauthaler, Jörg Pührer
      Pages 141-156
  5. Preferences

    1. Jérôme Lang
      Pages 157-172
    2. Tran Cao Son, Enrico Pontelli, Chitta Baral
      Pages 202-217
    3. Pedro Cabalar, Jorge Fandiño
      Pages 218-232
    4. Thomas Eiter, Michael Fink, Antonius Weinzierl
      Pages 233-248
  6. Abstract Argumentation

    1. Wolfgang Dvořák, Sarah Alice Gaggl, Thomas Linsbichler, Johannes Peter Wallner
      Pages 249-264
    2. Ringo Baumann, Christof Spanring
      Pages 281-295

About this book


This Festschrift is published in honor of Gerhard Brewka on the occasion of his 60th birthday and contains articles from fields reflecting the breadth of Gerd's work. The 24 scientific papers included in the book are written by close friends and colleagues and cover topics such as Actions and Agents, Nonmonotonic and Human Reasoning, Preferences and Argumentation.


abstract argumentation abstract dialectical frameworks agents answer set programming argumentation frameworks argumentation semantics artificial intelligence asynchronous multi-context systems complexity computational dialectics expressiveness fuzzy sets human reasoning incompleteness interval methods knowledge representation logic programming nonmonotonic reasoning spatial reasoning undecidedness

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Eiter
    • 1
  • Hannes Strass
    • 2
  • Mirosław Truszczyński
    • 3
  • Stefan Woltran
    • 4
  1. 1.Institut für InformationssystemeTechnische Universität WienWienAustria
  2. 2.Institut für Informatik, Abteilung Intelligente SystemeUniversität LeipzigLeipzigGermany
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA
  4. 4.Institut für InformationssystemeTechnische Universität WienWienAustria

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