Towards an AI Model of Argumentation

  title={Towards an AI Model of Argumentation},
  author={Lawrence Birnbaum and Margot Flowers and Rod McGuire},
This paper describes a process model of human argumentation, and provides examples of its operation as implemented in a computer program. Our main concerns include such issues as the rules and structures underlying argumentation, how these relate to conversational rules, how reasoning is used in arguments, and how arguing and reasoning interact. implemented, and using them the program is capable of participating in the following argument fragment, concerning the question of who was responsible… CONTINUE READING
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