Bipolar abstract argumentation systems

  • Claudette Cayrol
  • Marie-Christine Lagasquie-Schiex

In most existing argumentation systems, only one kind of interaction is considered between arguments. It is the so-called attack relation. However, recent studies on argumentation [23, 34, 35, 4] have shown that another kind of interaction may exist between the arguments. Indeed, an argument can attack another argument, but it can also support another one. This suggests a notion of bipolarity, i.e. the existence of two independent kinds of information which have a diametrically opposed nature and which represent repellent forces.


Coalition Structure Support Relation Argumentation Framework Direct Attack Argumentation System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudette Cayrol
    • 1
  • Marie-Christine Lagasquie-Schiex
    • 1
  1. 1.IRIT-UPS118 route de NarbonneFrance

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