Scottish Argumentation Day 2013

Date(s) - 19/07/2013
All Day

University of Edinburgh Business School

The 2013 Scottish Argumentation Day will be hosted by ARG:dundee on Friday 19th July. The main aim of the day is to allow researchers in argumentation and related fields from across Scotland to come together and present their work in an informal setting. The day follows on from the successful first meeting held in Aberdeen in 2011.

The provisional schedule is as follows. Titles and abstracts for the talks will be provided in due course:
09.30-09.55: Arrival
09.55-10.00: Welcome
10.00-11.20: Session 1
10.00: Nir Oren
Explaining automated reasoning via argumentation (Abstract)
10.20: Adam Wyner
On the Instantiation of Knowledge Bases in Abstract Argumentation Frameworks (Abstract)
10.40: Mark Snaith
Argument Revision as a means of supporting dishonesty (Abstract)
11.00: Martin Caminada
On the Equivalence between Abstract Argumentation and Logic (Abstract)
11.20-11.40: Tea/coffee break
11.40-12.40: Session 2
11.40: Katarzyna Budzynska
llocutionary Force as the Link between Argument and Dialogue (Abstract)
12.00: Patrick St Dizier
Towards the definition of argumentative dialogue types (Abstract)
12.20: John Lawrence
12.40-14.00: Lunch
With the option of a visit to the ARG:dundee Lab to see a demonstration of the Argument AnalysisWall
14.00-15.20: Session 3
14.00: Hengfei Li
Probabilistic Argumentation (Abstract)
14.20: Rolando Medellin
Interaction with broadcast debates: The Grumpy Old Debate project (Abstract)
14.40: Federico Cerutti
Argumentation Theory and Description Logic: an Engineering
Perspective (Abstract)
15.00: Simon Wells
Aligning Argumentation Theory with Behaviour Change Mechanisms (Abstract)
15.20-15.40: Tea/coffee break
15.40-16.50: Open discussion on future directions
16.50-17.00: Closing remarks

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