# A DYNAMICAL MODEL FOR SIMULATING A DEBATE OUTCOME

### A. Imoussaten, J. Montmain, A. Rico, F. Rico

#### Abstract

A group of agents is faced with collective decisional problems. The corresponding debate is seen as a dynamical process. A first theoretical model based upon a muticriteria decision framework was proposed in (Rico et al., 2004) but without semantic justifications and explicit dynamical representation. A second descriptive model was proposed in (Imoussaten et al., 2009) where social influences and argumentation strategy govern the dynamics of the debate. This paper aims at justifying the equations introduced in (Rico et al., 2004) with the semantics concepts reported in (Imoussaten et al., 2009) to provide a model of a debate in the framework of control theory that explicitly exhibits dynamical aspects and offers further perspectives for control purposes of the debate.

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#### Paper Citation

#### in Harvard Style

Imoussaten A., Montmain J., Rico A. and Rico F. (2011). **A DYNAMICAL MODEL FOR SIMULATING A DEBATE OUTCOME
** . In *Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,* ISBN 978-989-8425-40-9, pages 31-40. DOI: 10.5220/0003126400310040

#### in Bibtex Style

@conference{icaart11,

author={A. Imoussaten and J. Montmain and A. Rico and F. Rico},

title={A DYNAMICAL MODEL FOR SIMULATING A DEBATE OUTCOME
},

booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},

year={2011},

pages={31-40},

publisher={SciTePress},

organization={INSTICC},

doi={10.5220/0003126400310040},

isbn={978-989-8425-40-9},

}

#### in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,

TI - A DYNAMICAL MODEL FOR SIMULATING A DEBATE OUTCOME

SN - 978-989-8425-40-9

AU - Imoussaten A.

AU - Montmain J.

AU - Rico A.

AU - Rico F.

PY - 2011

SP - 31

EP - 40

DO - 10.5220/0003126400310040