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Modelling Legal Argument: Reasoning with Cases and Hypotheticals, a Thesis Proposal.

  title={Modelling Legal Argument: Reasoning with Cases and Hypotheticals, a Thesis Proposal.},
  author={Kevin D. Ashley},
Abstract : This thesis proposal outlines a program, HYPO, to model reasoning with cases and hypotheticals. The program comprises a means of representing and indexing cases in a Case Knowledge Base (CKB), a computational definition of relevance in terms of dimensions which capture the utility of a case for making a particular kind of argument, a dimension-based method for other cases, for making and responding to points in an argument, for asking pertinent questions and for generating… 
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