Sciweavers

Share
COMMA
2008

Modelling Judicial Context in Argumentation Frameworks

8 years 3 months ago
Modelling Judicial Context in Argumentation Frameworks
Abstract. Much work using argumnentation frameworks treats arguments as enbstract, related by a uniform attack relation which always succeeds unless the attacker can itself be defeated. However, this does not seem adequate for legal argumentation. Some proposals have suggested regulating attack relations using preferences or values on arguments and which filter the attack relation, so that some attacks fail and so can be removed from the framework. This does not capture several important context related features of legal reasoning, such as how an audience can prefer or value an argument, yet be constrained by precedent or authority not to accept it. Nor does it explain how certain types of attack may not be allowed in a particular procedural context. For this reason, evaluation of the status of arguments within a given framework must be allowed to depend not only on the attack relations along with the preference or value of arguments, but also on the nature of the attacks and the conte...
Adam Zachary Wyner, Trevor J. M. Bench-Capon
Added 29 Oct 2010
Updated 29 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2008
Where COMMA
Authors Adam Zachary Wyner, Trevor J. M. Bench-Capon
Comments (0)
books