8th Workshop on Computational Models of Natural Argument

In conjunction with ECAI 2008
Patras, Greece
21 July 2008


09:15 - 09:30

Welcome and Introduction

09:30 - 10:00

Argument based reasoning

Tom Gordon. Hybrid Reasoning with Argumentation Schemes
10:00 - 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 - 12:30

Domain dependent argumentation

Nancy Green. Dialectical Argumentation in Causal Domains

Janusz Gorski, Lukasz Cyra, Olek Jarzebowicz and Jakub Miler. Representing and appraising Toulmin model arguments in trust cases

Susan van den Braak, Herre van Oostendorp, Gerard Vreeswijk and Henry Prakken. Utilizing compression and refinement to handle large cases in crime analysis

Sara Rubinelli, Peter Schulz and Paolo Paolini. Argumentation in good news communication on genetic breast cancer. The experience of OPERA.

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch break
14:00 - 15:30

Dialogue, Discourse and Natural Argumentation

Selmer Bringsjord, Joshua Taylor, Andrew Shilliday, Micah Clark, and Konstantine Arkoudas. Slate: An Argument-Centered Intelligent Assistant to Human Reasoners

Helmut Horacek. On Shifting the Target in an Argumentative Discourse

Paul Piwek. Presenting Arguments as Fictive Dialogue

Isabella Poggi and Laura Vincze. Showing disinterest - A persuasive strategy to win the electors' trust

15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break
16:00 - 17:00

Abstract argumentation

Martin Caminada and Yining Wu. Towards an Argument Game for Stable Semantics

Tangming Yuan, Jenny Schulze, Joseph Devereux and Chris Reed. Towards an Arguing Agents Competition: Building on Argumento

Simon Wells, Pawel Lozinski and Minh Nhat Pham. Towards An Arguing Agents Competition: Architectural Considerations

17:00 - 17:30

Discussion and Wrap up