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International workshop
ARGUING ON THE WEB 2.0
Amsterdam, June 30 – July 1, 2014
Chairs: Fabio Paglieri & Chris Reed
Local organizer: Ulle Endriss

RATIONALE

Argument and debate form cornerstones of civilized society and of intellectual life. As online interaction usurps many traditional forms of interaction and communication, we would hope to see these processes alive and well on the web. But we do not. In spite of the ever-growing volume of online interaction, its current mechanisms hamper and discourage serious debate; they facilitate poor quality argument; and they allow fuzzy thinking to go unchecked. Meanwhile, these same online resources are increasingly being trusted and adopted with little critical reflection. The problem needs to be addressed from two different but converging perspectives: (more…)

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Call for papers
TRUST, ARGUMENTATION AND TECHNOLOGY
Special issue of Argument & Computation
Guest edited by Fabio Paglieri (ISTC-CNR Roma)
Deadline for submission: 15 December 2013

RATIONALE

Trust and argumentation have both been explored extensively, for their own sake as well as in the context of their relevance for technological transformations. More recently, these topics have started to be studied together, with an eye to their numerous and deep interactions. Trust and argumentation converge independently from technology (e.g., trust in speakers often affect our assessment of their arguments), but recent ICT developments have greatly magnified their interplay. (more…)

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