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EXACT
2009
8 years 9 months ago
Explanations and Arguments Based on Practical Reasoning
In this paper a representative example is chosen that is meant be fairly simple for illustrating the point that in a very common kind of instance, argument and explanation are mixe...
Douglas Walton
EUSFLAT
2009
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Application of Zadeh's Impossibility Principle to Approximate Explanation
Abstract: We consider application of Zadeh's impossibility principle and extended logic FLe to approximate scientific explanation from the standpoint of the philosophy of scie...
Vesa A. Niskanen
IAT
2010
IEEE
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Design and Evaluation of Explainable BDI Agents
It is widely acknowledged that providing explanations is an important capability of intelligent systems. Explanation capabilities are useful, for example, in scenario-based traini...
Maaike Harbers, Karel van den Bosch, John-Jules Ch...
IJMMS
2002
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Modelling multiple mind-matter interaction
Relations between mental and physical aspects of an agent can be of various types. Sensing and acting are among the more commonly modelled types. In agent modelling approaches ofte...
Catholijn M. Jonker, Jan Treur
AIR
2005
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Explanation in Case-Based Reasoning-Perspectives and Goals
Abstract. We present an overview of different theories of explanation from the philosophy and cognitive science communities. Based on these theories, as well as models of explanati...
Frode Sørmo, Jörg Cassens, Agnar Aamod...
KI
2008
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
Can Argumentation Help AI to Understand Explanation?
ed from context by seeing an explanation inferentially, much in the same way that early expert systems saw an explanation as chaining of inferences. This approach omitted, for the ...
Doug Walton
IJCAI
1989
9 years 15 days ago
Reconstructive Explanation: Explanation as Complex Problem Solving
Existing explanation facilities are typically far more appropriate for knowledge engineers engaged in system maintenance than for endusers of the system. This is because the expla...
Michael R. Wick, William B. Thompson
AAAI
1990
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Pointing: A Way Toward Explanation Dialogue
Explanation requires a dialogue. Users must be allowed to ask questions about previously given explanations. However, building an interface that allows users to ask follow-up ques...
Johanna D. Moore, William R. Swartout
AAAI
1996
9 years 20 days ago
Scaling Up Explanation Generation: Large-Scale Knowledge Bases and Empirical Studies
To explain complex phenomena, an explanation system must be able to select information from a formal representation of domain knowledge, organize the selected information into mul...
James C. Lester, Bruce W. Porter
UAI
2008
9 years 23 days ago
Explanation Trees for Causal Bayesian Networks
Bayesian networks can be used to extract explanations about the observed state of a subset of variables. In this paper, we explicate the desiderata of an explanation and confront ...
Ulf H. Nielsen, Jean-Philippe Pellet, André...
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