A formal concept view of argumentation

Abstract : The paper presents a parallel between two important theories for the treatment of information which address questions that are apparently unrelated and that are studied by different research communities: an enriched view of formal concept analysis and abstract argumentation. Both theories exploit a binary relation (expressing object-property links, attacks between arguments). We show that when an argumentation framework rather considers the complementary relation does not attack, then its stable extensions can be seen as the exact counterparts of formal concepts. This leads to a cube of oppositions, a generalization of the well-known square of oppositions, between eight remarkable sets of arguments. This provides a richer view for argumentation in cases of bi-valued attack relations and fuzzy ones.
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Leila Amgoud, Henri Prade. A formal concept view of argumentation. 12th European Conference on Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning with Uncertainty (ECSQARU 2013), Jul 2013, Utrecht, Netherlands. pp. 1-12. ⟨hal-01239723⟩

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