Laying the foundations for a World Wide Argument Web

  title={Laying the foundations for a World Wide Argument Web},
  author={Iyad Rahwan and Fouad Zablith and Chris Reed},
  journal={Artif. Intell.},
This paper lays theoretical and software foundations for a World Wide Argument Web (WWAW): a large-scale Web of inter-connected arguments posted by individuals to express their opinions in a structured manner. First, we extend the recently proposed Argument Interchange Format (AIF) to express arguments with a structure based on Walton’s theory of argumentation schemes. Then, we describe an implementation of this ontology using the RDF Schema Semantic Web-based ontology language, and demonstrate… CONTINUE READING
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