Argumentation Methods for Artificial Intelligence in Law by Douglas Walton

By Douglas Walton

Use of argumentation tools utilized to criminal reasoning is a comparatively new box of analysis. Many very important difficulties of criminal reasoning might be profitably studied in gentle of those new tools, whether they can not all be solved in any unmarried monograph. This publication presents a survey of the prime difficulties, and descriptions how destiny learn utilizing argumentation-based equipment express nice promise of resulting in invaluable ideas. the issues studied comprise not just those of argument review and argument invention, but additionally research of particular varieties of facts time-honored in legislation, like witness testimony, circumstantial proof, forensic proof and personality proof. New instruments for studying all these facts are brought, like argument diagramming, abductive reasoning, an research of conditional relevance and a brand new dialectical version of explanation.

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