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Argument Evaluation and Evidence

Author: Douglas Walton
Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint : Springer, 2016.
Series: Law, Governance and Technology Series, 23.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st ed. 2016View all editions and formats
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This monograph poses a series of key problems of evidential reasoning and argumentation. It then offers solutions achieved by applying recently developed computational models of argumentation made available in artificial intelligence. Each problem is posed in such a way that the solution is easily understood. The book progresses from confronting these problems and offering solutions to them, building a useful  Read more...
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Argument Evaluation and Evidence
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Walton
ISBN: 9783319196268 331919626X
OCLC Number: 943556690
Description: 1 online resource (XI, 286 p. 71 illustrations) : online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments.- Chapter 1: Introduction to Argument and Explanation.- Chapter 2: Inference to the Best Explanation.- Chapter 3: A Dialogue System for Evaluating Explanations.- Chapter 4: Evaluating Expert Opinion Evidence.- Chapter 5: Attribution of a Painting to Leonardo da Vinci.- Chapter 6: Argument from Correlation to Causation.- Chapter 7: Knowledge and Inquiry.- Chapter 8: Evidence and Argument Evaluation.- index.
Series Title: Law, Governance and Technology Series, 23.
Responsibility: by Douglas Walton.
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