The Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational
(COMMA 2016) are now available online, free-of-charge as open access,
from IOS Press.
The proceedings includes a paper Douglas Walton and I wrote about
a new formal model of structured argument, used in Version
4 of Carneades, with better support for balancing arguments,
cumulative arguments (“accrual”), and multi-criteria decision
Gordon, Thomas F. and Walton, Douglas
(2016). Formalizing Balancing Arguments. Proceedings
of the 2016 conference on Computational Models of Argument (COMMA
2016) (pp. 327-338): IOS Press.
Unfortunately, the [version of the paper in the
a minor error in Definition 7 (Applicable Argument). The version of
the paper available on my web
corrects this error.
of the 2016 Conference on Computational Models of Argument (COMMA is now online.
Occassionally I get asked for copies of the slides of my keynote
addess at the 2007 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
and Law at Stanford University, with the title “20 Years of ICAIL –
Reflections on the Field of AI and Law”. They are now online, in PDF
and editable OpenDocument formats. (License: Creative Commons
Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International)
The submission deadline for the RuleML
is approaching. The annual International Web Rule Symposium (RuleML)
is an “international conference on research, applications, languages
and standards for rule technologies”. RuleML 2015 takes place from
August 2-5, 2015, at the Free University of Berlin, in Berlin,
This will be my new personal website, hosted on Github. This is work in progress. When it is ready, I will redirect my tfgordon.de domain name to point here.