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A Dialogue Game Protocol for cooperative plan proposals

Rolando Medellin-Gasque, Katie Atkinson, and Trevor Bench-Capon


Agents that engage in a dialogue about co-operative plans need to argue about the planning elements in a structured way. We present a Dialogue Game protocol based on an argumentation scheme for plan proposals and associated critical questions that allows agents to engage in dialogues regarding such plans. The syntax of the protocol is presented along with dialogue game rules that allow agents to reach an agreement on the best proposal in a co-operative planning scenario.

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