Communicative Strategy in a Formal Model of Dispute

Mare Koit

Abstract

We study human-human dialogues in a natural language where the communicative goal of the initiator of dialogue is to bring the partner to a decision to do a certain action. If the partner does not accept the goal then dispute will start. Arguments for and against of doing the action will be presented by the participants and finally, one of them wins and another loses the dispute. We present a formal model of dispute which includes a model of argument. We discuss involvement of the notion of communicative strategy in the model. A communicative strategy is considered as an algorithm used by a participant for achieving his or her communicative goal. A communicative strategy determines also how a participant is moving in ‘communicative space’ during interaction. Communicative space is characterized by a number of coordinates (e.g. social distance between participants, intensity of communication, etc.). A limited version of the model of dispute is implemented on the computer.

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Koit M. (2015). Communicative Strategy in a Formal Model of Dispute . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-074-1, pages 489-496. DOI: 10.5220/0005274904890496


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@conference{icaart15,
author={Mare Koit},
title={Communicative Strategy in a Formal Model of Dispute},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},
year={2015},
pages={489-496},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005274904890496},
isbn={978-989-758-074-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - Communicative Strategy in a Formal Model of Dispute
SN - 978-989-758-074-1
AU - Koit M.
PY - 2015
SP - 489
EP - 496
DO - 10.5220/0005274904890496