A Mediating Algorithm for Multicriteria Collaborative Knowledge Classification

  • Imène Brigui-Chtioui
  • Inès Saad
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5736)


In this paper we present a mediating algorithm to provide a conflict resolution in the knowledge management system K-DSS which is a decision support system for identifying crucial knowledge. In the knowledge base of K-DSS, inconstancies can appear because of conflicts between decision makers evolved in the process of identification of crucial knowledge. Our objective is to solve conflicts by the mean of argumentative agents representing decision makers. Multiagent theory is suitable to our context due to the autonomous character of agents able to represent faithfully each human actor evolved in the process of identification of crucial knowledge.


Knowledge Management multiagent systems conflict resolution Knowledge classification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Imène Brigui-Chtioui
    • 1
  • Inès Saad
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.GRIISG – Institut Supérieur de GestionParisFrance
  2. 2.MISUniversity of Picardie Jules VernesAmiensFrance
  3. 3.Amiens School of ManagementAmiensFrance

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