Logic-based argumentation is a well-known approach for reasoning with inconsistent logic knowledge bases. Such frameworks have been shown to suffer from a major practical drawback consisting of a large number of arguments and attacks. To address this issue, we provide an argumentation framework that considers sets of attacking arguments and provide a theoretical analysis of the new framework with respect to its syntactic and semantic properties. We provide a tool for generating such argumentation frameworks from a Datalog knowledge base and study their characteristics.
IOS Press, Inc.
6751 Tepper Drive
Clifton, VA 20124
Tel.: +1 703 830 6300
Fax: +1 703 830 2300 email@example.com
(Corporate matters and books only) IOS Press c/o Accucoms US, Inc.
For North America Sales and Customer Service
West Point Commons
Lansdale PA 19446
Tel.: +1 866 855 8967
Fax: +1 215 660 5042 firstname.lastname@example.org