By Lloyd E. Sandelands
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Within the past due Nineties, AI witnessed an expanding use of the time period 'argumentation' inside its bounds: in typical language processing, in consumer interface layout, in common sense programming and nonmonotonic reasoning, in Al's interface with the felony group, and within the newly rising box of multi-agent structures.
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Being at Work by Lloyd E. Sandelands