Argumentation in Multi-Agent Systems: Second International Workshop, ArgMAS 2005, Utrecht, Netherlands, July 26, 2005, Revised Selected and Invited Papers / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Argumentation in Multi-Agent Systems held in Utrecht, Netherlands in July 2005 as an associated event of AAMAS 2005, the main international conference on autonomous agents and multi-agent systems.
The 10 revised full papers presented together with an invited paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 17 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on foundations, negotiation, prools, deliberation and coalition formation, and consensus formation.
Table of ContentsInvited Lecture.- The Case of Pragma-Dialectics.- Foundations.- A Logic of Abstract Argumentation.- On the Meta-logic of Arguments.- Nested Argumentation and Its Application to Decision Making over Actions.- Testing Formal Dialectic.- Negotiation.- Formal Handling of Threats and Rewards in a Negotiation Dialogue.- Argument-Based Negotiation in a Social Context.- Practical Strategic Reasoning and Adaptation in Rational Argument-Based Negotiation.- A Protocol for Arguing About Rejections in Negotiation.- Protocols.- New Types of Inter-agent Dialogues.- Argumentation Based Modelling of Embedded Agent Dialogues.- Liberalizing Protocols for Argumentation in Multi-agent Systems.- Protocol Synthesis with Dialogue Structure Theory.- Deliberation and Coalition Formation.- An Argumentation-Based Model for Reasoning About Coalition Structures.- Argumentation-Based Multi-agent Dialogues for Deliberation.- Consensus Formation.- Presentation of Arguments and Counterarguments for Tentative Scientific Knowledge.- Towards a Formal Framework for the Search of a Consensus Between Autonomous Agents.- Argumentation-Supported Information Distribution in a Multiagent System for Knowledge Management.- How Agents Alter Their Beliefs After an Argumentation-Based Dialogue.