Mini-Corso di Dottorato “Reasoning and Argumentation in Artificial Intelligence ” Prof. Guillermo R. Simari, Universidad Nacional del Sur – Inizio 18.09.2018

Nell’ambito dei mini-corsi finanziati dal progetto “Dipartimenti di eccellenza”


1. Introduction to the Problems of Reasoning and Argumentation in Artificial Intelligence.

2. Abstract Argumentation Frameworks.

3. Structured Argumentation Systems. Extensions.

4. Bipolar Argumentation in general and applications


Short Bio of Lecturers:

Guillermo R. Simari is a full professor of Logic for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at the Universidad Nacional del Sur (UNS), Bahia Blanca, Argentina. He studied mathematics at the same university and received a master of science in computer science and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Washington University, USA. The focus of his research is on the formal foundations and effective implementation of defeasible reasoning systems for autonomous agents. He has graduated 25 doctoral students. Dr. Simari chairs the Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Laboratory (LIDIA) and has been Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Institute for Computer Science and Engineering (UNS) (CONICET-UNS). He currently is in the Editorial Boards of Artificial Intelligence Journal, Knowledge Engineering Review, Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, Argument and Computation, and Journal of Logic and Computation (Co-editor of the Argumentation Corner). He has published more than 65 journal papers and more of 100 international conference papers.

Course schedule:

Tuesday 18 September 11:00-13:00, Meeting Room of DIMES
Wednesday 19 September 11:00-13:00, Meeting Room of DIMES
Thursday 20 September 11:00-13:00, Meeting Room of DIMES