Spectral Techniques in Argumentation Framework Analysis

Butterworth, James ORCID: 0000-0002-6446-6577 and Dunne, Paul E ORCID: 0000-0002-6033-3742
(2016) Spectral Techniques in Argumentation Framework Analysis. In: 6th International Conf. on Computational Models of Argument (COMMA), 2016-9-14 - 2016-9-16, Potsdam, Germany.

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Spectral analysis – the study of the properties of the eigenvalues associated with some matrix derived from an underlying graph form – has proven to offer valuable insights in many domains where graph-theoretic models are prevalent. Abstract argumentation frameworks (afs) are, of course, one such model and have provided a unifying basis for defining semantic properties related to concepts of “argument acceptability”. In this paper we consider the possible benefits of adopting spectral methods as a tool for analysing argumentation structures, presenting a preliminary empirical study of semantics in afs and properties of the associated spectrum.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Unspecified)
Uncontrolled Keywords: abstract argumentation frameworks, directed graph spectrum, extension-based semantics
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2016 10:38
Last Modified: 11 May 2024 19:07
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-686-6-167
Open Access URL: http://ebooks.iospress.nl/volumearticle/45257
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3002656